In this episode, Jen reveals the top workplace trends for 2023, including remote/hybrid working, flexible/alternative schedules, surveillance, and employee retention strategies.
New Equal Pay Act/SB 1162 FAQs
Well, we have a bit of clarification on SB 1162’s new pay scale disclosure requirements. The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) updated the existing “California Equal Pay Act” FAQs a few days ago. You can find them here.
Happy (Almost!) New Year!
In this episode, Jen examines a few of the new California laws for 2023, and offers a “to do” list for HR professionals.
Jennifer Shaw on “The Afternoon News” With Kitty O’Neal to Discuss Changes in Covid Rules in the Workplace
Jennifer Shaw appeared on “The Afternoon News with Kitty O’Neal” to talk about new rules in California affecting workplace COVID regulations and pay. You can listen to the interview here.
Remote Out-of-State Employees: Key Considerations
The rise of remote work over the past few years has significantly changed the modern white-collar workplace. Many candidates now view remote work opportunities as a key part of a competitive job offer. Even employers who prefer an on-site workforce may feel compelled to explore remote work options to attract and retain talent.
COVID-19 Non-Emergency Regulation Approved
As predicted, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board last night adopted the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation. Notably, the current ETS will remain in effect while the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) reviews the new regulation, and will not expire on December 31, 2022. The OAL has 30 days to complete its review, and if approved, the new regulation will be effective for two years.
The 12 Days of Workplace Wishes
In this episode, Jen reveals her 12 wishes for the workplace.
DEI (and B!): Practical Considerations
In this episode, Jen reminds us how to be inclusive without offending others, and the meaning of “Belonging.”
“Personal” Relationships at Work
In this episode, Jen and Jasmin Darron, a Shaw Law Group attorney expert, chat about “personal” relationships at work, nepotism policies, and how to avoid conflicts of interest.
Pay Scales Now Required in Most Job “Postings”
In this episode, Jen discusses SB 1162. The new law requiring employees with 15 or more employees to include “pay scales” in all job postings.
New Cal/OSHA Non-Emergency COVID-19 Regulation Likely Effective on January 1, 2023
As you may recall, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board met on November 17, 2022, to discuss whether to revise the proposed non-emergency COVID-19 regulation that the Board will vote to approve at its next meeting on December 15, 2022.
How to Deal with a Challenging Leader
In this episode, Jen offers some tips for HR professionals to deal with challenging (i.e., difficult!) leaders.
New Employment Laws For 2023
Fall is a wonderful time of the year marked by pumpkins, cooler temperatures and an array of employment related bills signed into law by Governor Newsom. Below is a brief summary of the key laws impacting the workplace that employers should not ignore. Unless otherwise noted, all laws take effect on January 1, 2023.
Should You Save Employee Interview Notes?
In this episode, Jen discusses the pros and cons of retaining employee interview notes.
Remote Work and “Camera On” Policies
In this episode, Jen addresses remote work and the pros and cons “camera on” policies for videoconferences.