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HR technology Is technology and automation taking the “human” out of Human Resources? Some people may argue that it seems that way, but new technologies can actually improve the HR experience, and allow HR professionals to interact with employees and employment candidates on a level that was not previously attainable. Advancements in HR technology are drastically changing […] continue reading this post


image Classifying workers in California just got more difficult. Employers will need to take extra care when deciding on whether an individual they hire is classified as an employee or independent contractor. Making the wrong decision can result in significant fines and penalties for the employer, or even time-consuming and expensive litigation. A recent ruling by […] continue reading this post


Cal/OSHA lawsuits for employers Every employer in the state of California, regardless of industry, is subject to the regulations set forth by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), commonly referred to as Cal/OSHA. These regulations help ensure safe and healthy working conditions for employees by enforcing workplace safety standards and safety training in the workplace. Employers […] continue reading this post


The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed at the end of 2017, with, according to lawmakers, the intent of helping to alleviate the tax burden on small businesses. Most business over will see some financial relief, with a 20% deduction on “qualified” business income, but some may lose out on the savings due […] continue reading this post


image As part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII prohibits employers from discriminating against employees “based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.” While most of these characteristics are straightforward, one in particular is often left open to interpretation. Over the years, U.S. circuit and federal courts have expanded the definition of […] continue reading this post