2018 brought California a variety of updated employment laws. This is a primer to the new California employment law and an update to changes to the existing laws for 2018. Among the various topics will be updates to the Fair Pay Act and a brief summary of new rules regarding background checks, and wage and hour laws. There will also be a brief discussion of the federal immigration laws as they are being app..
How an organization deals with gossip can be mean the difference between growing and thriving or disintegrating from within. Office gossip is a fact of life; what you do with it is up to you. Come to this workshop and find out the answers to your questions, as well as exactly what you need to do to stop gossip in its tracks in your workplace. Stop Gossip in its Tracks before it ruins your reputation, your o..
Onboarding is a topic often talked about but never done the right way. Many confuse Onboarding with New Hire Orientation. Although New Hire orientation is necessary, Onboarding is an important ingredient in retaining employees.Many organization that utilizes Onboarding still find it very difficult to retain employees. In this session, participants will learn how important it is to engage multi-generations i..
Reducing turnover and fast-tracking new employees to productivity is a key business imperative. The reality is that about 30% of employees don’t make it past their first year and it’s expensive. Good recruitment and hiring can be quickly undone by disorganized poorly executed new employee orientation. And as millennials become a driving force in the workplace, they represent special opportunities and ch..
In this webinar, we will learn the reasons onboarding is important today. We will learn that the terms orientation and onboarding are not interchangeable. We will learn that orientation is in reality just one step in the onboarding process. We will learn that the onboarding process begins before the hire is made.Areas CoveredThe points covered in this webinar include:The cost of turnoverThe steps involved..
State and local governments are increasingly adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting salary history information from job applicants. The laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination and some go further than merely banning pay history questions. A few also prohibit an employer from relying on an applicant's pay history to set compensation if discovered or volunteered..
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law in December 2017, sweeping changes to Form W-4 became a matter of “when,” not “if.” Those changes—arguably the biggest since the form debuted in 1943—are finally materializing for the 2020 tax year, after a one-year implementation delay prompted by feedback from payroll and tax communities. Let’s provide some context for the current W-4 situation bef..
The logistics of payroll record keeping can be daunting. At least a dozen state and federal regulatory agencies require access to your records. All have different requirements as to content and storage requirements. Electronic records are ok in some cases, paper required in others. In some instances, you have to keep the records forever.Records come from various departments, offices, sources, etc. They vary..
Payroll Rules and Administration Made Simple Includes Review and Implementation of New Overtime Rules
This webinar covers the complete context of payroll rules and administration made simple. It starts with the basic classification of workers properly classified as Contractors or Workers. Rules for Payment and administration of Contractors are outlined. Rules for workers classified as “Exempt” or “Non-exempt” based on FLSA. Rules for payments to exempt and non-exempt employees are examined. Overtime rules a..
Sitting down to conduct an employee performance evaluation with a staff member is the part of the appraisal process most managers dread. But the session doesn’t have to be tense or uncomfortable. If you’re relying solely on your memory when writing employee reviews, you’re making employee performance evaluation far more difficult than necessary.Areas CoveredImportance of a Performance AppraisalObjectives of..
Turn change into a positive force!Change is inevitable. But when changes are made, many employees lack the broader knowledge of why new systems and structures are necessary. As a result, frontline managers and human resources professionals must partner together and help organizations lead and manage change. This case-study-based seminar will prepare managers responsible for facilitating or implementing chan..
Preventing Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying in the Workplace: Today’s Climate Update for 2020 and Beyond
This course is designed for all employees in your organization. It is intended to help employees learn how to behave appropriately in today’s workplace.It has become clear that complaints are being made and honored about behaviors that in the past had seemed “too mild” to worry about. Only egregious sexual misconduct was brought to the attention of those in charge. Not so anymore. Today, even the mildest fo..
The laws have changed – as of January 1, 2020, any employer with five (5) or more employees MUST offer this type of training. Employees include part-time, interns whether paid or not, and some contractors. It also includes people working in other locations, such as at home. Every day we are learning about more harassing, bullying, and abusive behavior on the part of men (mostly men – some women) who have be..
People are the primary resource and solution to all of your goals and dreams. It all starts with your ability to hire great people. The better you get at hire, the better everything turns out. You will learn critical elements, practices, and insights on how to hire the best people. Quality people will make your job easier, the organization better, and produce at a level of excellence most people only dream ..
Today, much work in organizations is organized as a project although it may not be called a project. Often, through years of downsizing, people with in-depth special knowledge in critical areas are no longer available. The work still needs to be performed when needed, so someone is assigned. Thinking about these special, periodic assignments as projects and applying the approaches of project management help..