Entries by NLucas

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Publishes Model Posting for Employer Usage Preceding Immigration Agency Inspection of Employment Records

  By Michael S. Kalt and Emily J. Fox, Wilson Turner Kosmo Taking effect January 1, 2018, AB 450 was certainly one of the more significant new employment laws confronting California employers, and it has continued to generate headlines as the federal government increases worksite enforcement to ensure employment eligibility.  As discussed in greater detail […]

San Diego Employers Association and North County Human Resources- San Diego Enter Partnership, Expanding Benefits to HR Professionals

February 13, 2018 – San Diego Employers Association (SDEA) and North County Human Resources – San Diego (NCHR-SD) are partnering to offer members of both organizations expanded human resources training and educational opportunities. Members of NCHR-SD will receive discounts on SDEA’s HR class offerings, including classes aimed at preventing workplace harassment, as well as receiving […]

What to Do About Office Romances?

By Jennifer Jacobus, PHRca, SHRM-CP, San Diego Employers Association Spring fling, summer romance, no matter what you call it, it can spell trouble it if involves co-workers. It’s no secret that the employees of today’s workforce spend more time at work than they do at home; in many cases, there just isn’t time to pursue […]

Update Regarding OSHA Log 300A

The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300) is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to record the extent and severity of each case. Employers are required to complete the OSHA Form 300 log unless they are exempt. Employers will also be required to […]

EEO-1 Filing Deadline Approaching

Filing the Employer Information Report (EEO-1) is mandatory for employers with 100 or more employees and for covered federal contractors with 50 or more employees. The filing deadline for 2017 is coming up fast: March 31, 2018. The EEO-1 Report, is required to be filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s EEO-1 Joint Reporting […]

Top 10 Tips for Hiring Differently Under Salary History Laws

By Dr. John Sullivan, Link to original article here. Typically there are a few reasons for recruiters or hiring managers to pay much attention to compensation laws. However, that disinterested approach must now change because of new salary history laws in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Delaware (and I predict that it will soon come to […]

DOL Gives Credit to Unpaid Student Interns After Getting Schooled by the Courts

Recently, the US Department of Labor made a change to the 6-factor internship test.  This change may impact who is and is not considered an intern under Federal laws.  As the California standards are more stringent than Federal standards, the California standards must be followed by most businesses operating in our state. ________________________________________   DOL […]

New Employment Law Updates for 2018

CHANGE YOUR EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION – BAN THE BOX Employers are prohibited from asking job applicants about their criminal records. The law also prohibits employers from asking similar questions on job applications. Employers can consider applicants’ criminal record only after making a conditional job offer. Under the law, an employer that refuses to hire an applicant […]

December Member Feature: Geppetto’s Toys

As the holiday season approaches, it is likely you’ve been pulled into a Geppetto’s toy shop by a young person in your life who is excited to show off a new toy or game recently added to their holiday wish list.  Over 25 years ago, Geppetto’s was founded as a small toy store located in […]