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COVID-19 & the Americans with Disabilities Act: What is the connection?

COVID-19 cases are on the rise across California. Just this week, many counties in Northern California were moved back into a more restrictive status tier per the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This increase in cases has required employers to navigate the process of a potential exposure of a communicable disease in their workplace. What may ... Read More

Employer Tips for Managing Election Season in the Workplace

Election season is upon us, and this race is unlike any other. Our country is under the pressure of a global pandemic, civil unrest, a recession, and a polarizing race forthe Presidency. Many employers have questions about what they can and cannot prevent in the workplace regarding free speech, political apparel, and even email signatures. ... Read More

Unemployment Insurance Fraud: Could It Happen to You?

We are now six months into the COVID-19 global pandemic and Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims have hit record highs. The California Employment Development Department (EDD) has processed historical levels of Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims in that time, totaling approximately $59.8 billion in UI benefits. With this level of payout comes an increased risk for fraudulent ... Read More

Wellness Reminders During COVID-19

It has been five months since California declared a shelter in place order for all non-essential employees. The past five months have been full of constant change and adjusting to the “new normal”. Employees may have been sent home, brought back, then sent back home again. Other employees may have been out of work since ... Read More

COVID Update – California Rolls Back Re-Opening Plan

On July 12, 2020, Governor Newsom announced that California would institute an order of additional stay at home restrictions. The only thing that is certain is that things will remain ever-changing. Workplace Safety Employees may be apprehensive to be in the workplace, even if their employer is following proper protocols. While all employees should have ... Read More

Supreme Court Passes Landmark Title VII Ruling

On Monday, June 15, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that “an employer who fired an individual merely for being gay or transgender defies the law,” according to Justice Neil M. Gorsuch. This ruling stems from the definition of “sex” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Gorsuch added ... Read More

Keeping Connected in a Remote Workplace

COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, has had an impact on just about every single person in the world. Most importantly, your employees. Now, more than ever, engaging your employees will be critical for the health of your people and your organization. Some of your workforce may be used to working remotely already. For others, this may ... Read More

Keeping Connected in a Remote Workplace

COVID-19, aka the coronavirus, has had an impact on just about every single person in the world. Most importantly, your employees. Now, more than ever, engaging your employees will be critical for the health of your people and your organization. Some of your workforce may be used to working remotely already. For others, this may ... Read More