Vax Madness

I want to stick my head in the sand and ignore all the craziness I’m hearing about vaccination mandates. How do I know what actually affects my employees?  [click to read more …]

Sharing Personnel Files

I’ve received a request by an attorney for a copy of an employee file. They included a very long list of things they’d like us to send them but they did provide authorization by the employee. Do I just copy the whole file and send it?  [click to read more …]

While You Were Busy

It seems that COVID conversations continue to knock every other topic aside. But, while you were busy, other things have happened that need a bit of your attention. This article is to draw your attention to them so you are better informed.  [click to read more …]

Cost of Doing Business

A few of my employees have to drive to client sites as part of their job. One employee consistently receives parking violations because he doesn’t want to walk an extra block but then forgets to put money in the meter. Can I make him pay for those parking tickets?  [click to read more …]

The Offer

Is it okay to put a lot of details into my offer letter to a candidate? I like to add details about benefits, a description of job duties, and other information so I’m sure the candidate has all the information they need.  [click to read more …]

A Shot in the Arm

President Biden has announced a plan that will affect companies with 100 or more employees. It appears those companies will either need to mandate vaccinations for employees or have unvaccinated employees tested weekly. This hasn’t taken effect yet and the final ruling or regulation will come from OSHA (the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration) or the state versions of OSHA, such as Cal/OSHA.  [click to read more …]

Working with Sick Leave

I continue to be confused about all the things I can’t control when someone is sick. Are there better ways to deal with sick leave?  [click to read more …]

Yes, It’s Possible

I’m never sure what I can and can’t do regarding my employees. I feel like they have more options than I do as a business owner.  [click to read more …]

Revised Workplace Rules

The COVID merry-go-round keeps spinning and we’re getting dizzy. Thanks to the increasing number of positive cases we’re getting with the Delta variant, we’re now going retro.  [click to read more …]

Compliance Sanity Check

It has been a tough time for many companies, thanks to the pandemic and the never-ending changes it has caused. Between remote workers refusing to return to the office and the difficulty in finding workers, most companies are still struggling to find their balance. We wanted to remind you not to ignore compliance when your focus is elsewhere.  [click to read more …]