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According to a 2017 employment screening benchmark report, a staggering 85 percent of companies surveyed said that they uncovered a lie or misrepresentation on a candidate’s resume or job application during the screening process. Another recent survey indicates that 80% of Americans agree that the U.S. is facing a skills gap. New advancements in technology […] continue reading this post


Between mandatory notices, new minimum wage requirements, and the new laws signed by Jerry Brown, California employers have quite a few items to add to their to-do list in the coming weeks. Reports, Notices, and Forms: Distribute Summary Annual Report for a calendar year plan to plan participants. If an extension was filed for Form […] continue reading this post


California is known for having strict employment laws, and companies of all sizes are subject to scrutiny of their policies. Google is the latest high-profile company to be hit with allegations, with several female employees filing a class-action lawsuit for systemic wage discrimination against women. In addition, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) […] continue reading this post


image On October 12th, Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills – Assembly Bill 168 and Senate Bill 63 – into law. Both are sure to have restrictive and costly consequences for business owners in California, with SB 63 specifically targeting small business with less than 50 employees. What employers need to know about these new laws: […] continue reading this post


image As the California Legislature wraps up their latest session, three bills are sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that may be concerning to employers. These three “job killers,” as they are labeled by the California Chamber of Commerce, are all potential burdens, creating the possibility of increased litigation and harming California businesses’ ability to thrive […] continue reading this post