July 25, 2016

The work environment has changed! Open-space offices have replaced the cubicle-filled floor space of yesterday. Relaxed dress attire has become the normal standard in office wear. Shouldn’t your company policies reflect the same “next generation” trends? Well, it depends!

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Posted In:Company Culture

California Legislative Update…

July 18, 2016

NOTE: Since our last update, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB3 on April 4, 2016, which will eventually raise the state’s minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour. SB3 can be found here:

California legislators are hard at work revising and promoting several assembly and senate bills in preparation to conclude their work by August 31, 2016. Here is an update on a few pending bills during this current 2016 legislative session:

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Posted In:Legislature

Let The Fun Begin!

July 11, 2016

It’s summertime! The perfect time for a company picnic, trips to the water park, a barbeque at the boss’ house, and much more fun. Organized social gatherings for employees are often the highlight of the summer months. To be inclusive of all employees, here are a few tips to keep in mind to make your event welcoming, safe, and fun:

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Is A “Bonus” Worth It?

July 4, 2016

Although bonuses continue to offer stimulus to the employee population to perform above-standard, there’s significant liability for wage/hour violations and often labor cost increases that may be associated with improper payments associated with certain types of bonus payments.

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Posted In:Salary & Bonuses