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Did you know that in the United States, a small company has about an 11% chance of being involved in an employment lawsuit? If you’re in California though, that chance goes up to 40%. Arm yourself as an employer with the right information and avoid lawsuits in the first place through solid preparation with a trusted Human Resources partner.
August ’20 HR To Do List

August ’20 HR To Do List

Thursday, August 6, 2020 This year’s summer has been different for everyone with the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the blink of an eye it’s almost over already! Many parents are struggling to figure out the back to school situation and how it will impact their work...

Updates Regarding Form I-9

Thursday, July 27th, 2020 The I-9 form is often misunderstood, but right now the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is actually making it *easier* for employers to use! Imagine that! Due to the ongoing pandemic, DHS has provided flexibility for employers to review...

5500 Filing

Tuesday, July 21st, 2020 Tax forms aren’t the most exciting things in the world, but they are necessary! To satisfy the annual reporting requirements under the ERISA and Internal Revenue Code, Form 5500 was developed. This form is to provide information to the IRS and...

Today is another victory for the LGBQT community!

Monday, June 15th, 2020 Today is another victory for the LGBQT community! The Supreme Court today has federally extended workplace protections to gay, lesbian and transgender workers nationwide. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which previously did not...

Is Your Business Ready to Re-Open?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 By: Aga Trinidad As many states and counties enter Phases 2 and 3, businesses are starting to prepare their employees to return to their workplace. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had issued an updated guideline to help...

Video Interviewing

Friday, May 10th, 2020 By: Aga TrinidadTimes are changing and technology is becoming more of an everyday norm. With the added COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working remotely and having to use video platforms for our daily work interactions. This video conferencing...

September ’19 HR To Do List

Monday, August 26, 2019 Can you believe it's nearly 4th quarter already?! Now is the time to start preparing for the madness of 4th quarter - the more you prepare now, the easier it will be at year-end. Kids are back in school in September! Do you need to revisit any...

August ’19 HR To Do List

Monday, July 29, 2019  Summer  break is coming to an end and it's nearly Back To School! Getting kids back to school can mean productivity in your office can get a boost, as everyone settles back into their usual routines. Some reminders for both Bay Area companies...

New Minimum Wage Rates Effective July 1

Sunday, July 01, 2019July 1 is a big day this year! In addition to San Francisco's Consideration of Salary History Ordinance going into effect today, the minimum wage in several California cities and towns is increasing as well. Northern California cities with...

May ’19 HR To Do List

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 May is typically a slower month for HR, but never fear! There's always something important to get done! Slower months can mean a greater opportunity to focus on your company culture, plan some fun office events, and get everyone ready for...

April ’19 HR To Do List

Monday, April 08, 2019 Welcome Spring! If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you already know that our theme of the month is Spring Cleaning! This applies not only to the home; a good spring cleaning at the office can have a huge impact on productivity! Consider...

National Day of Mourning December 5th

Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Tomorrow, December 5, 2018, will be a National Day of Mourning, as we pause to celebrate and remember the life of President George HW Bush, or simply, "41." Whatever your politics are, whether you voted for him or not, and whether you agreed...

December ’18 To Do List

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Time flies when you're having fun! We're amazed that 2018 is drawing to a close already...here in the Bay Area we finally have some rain and it actually feels like fall! We encourage everyone to get outside and find that elusive balance -...

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