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Disaster Unemployment Assistance in California Now Available In recent days, multiple areas in California have been ravaged by fast-moving, wind-driven wildfires. According to the most current statistics from Cal Fire, five fires in the state have yet to be 100% contained, over 244,000 acres have been burned, at least 10,756 structures (including homes and commercial buildings) have been destroyed and 59 people […] continue reading this post


job killer bills in california This week, CalChamber released its annual list of “job killer” bills. According to CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in our state.” Additionally, the listed bills are found by CalChamber to have a “cumulative negative impact on the […] continue reading this post


Californians will soon be able to identify as non-binary, marking their driver’s licenses and birth certificates with an “X” rather than the traditional “M” or “F” under a bill from State Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) which was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown back in October. The new law was designed to offer […] continue reading this post


As a result of Senate Bill Number 3, passed by Jerry Brown back in April of this year, California has begun its ascent to reach a $15 minimum wage by the year 2022. California’s minimum wage reached $10.50 on January 1st, 2017 for businesses with 26 or more employees, but smaller business will see their […] continue reading this post


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