[Podcast] COVID-19 and California SB 1159: What It Means to Your Business

Greg Heiss and John McFarland discuss the new California SB 1159 legislation and how it will affect businesses throughout the state. Listen in to learn options and requirements for businesses. Essential – absolutely necessary; extremely important (dictionary.com). When I think of essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic I immediately think of our health care workers and […]

SCOTUS Extends Discrimination Protections to LGBTQ+ Workers

In a historic ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to grant workplace protections to LGBTQ+ individuals today. Until now, 52% of LGBTQ+ workers lived in states that offered no workplace protections, making it legal for them to be terminated or denied a promotion on the basis […]

[Podcast] A Conversation About Employment Law with Attorney Katy Raytis

Join Katy Raytis, Employment Attorney as she discusses a myriad of new legislation affecting employers of all sizes in 2020. Greg, Joseph and John quiz Katy in several areas – and there are a metric ton of them! The conversation moves along quickly, and Katy’s effervescent personality makes the topic enjoyable Ignorance of the Law […]

How to Read Your Form W-2 And What If Your Organization Uses a PEO

Learning how to read a form W2 takes a little time, but understanding your tax documents helps you prepare to file taxes.  Especially if your employer outsources HR work like W2 preparation, you need to understand how to read a form W2.  Keep reading to learn about how to read a W2 and what to […]

[Podcast] Legislators gonna Legislate, New Laws for 2020

Podcast regular Leo Villanueva returns with what seems to be a recurring subject on the podcast these days: Legislative updates. As WorkogicHR’s compliance manager, it is Leo who keeps us and our clients out of trouble with respect to current Federal, State, and Local employment and compliance matters. Settle in, grab a coffee and your […]

What you should know about California’s new law AB5

On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a piece of legislation—AB5—that could potentially reclassify millions of independent contractors as employees and dramatically reshape the future of independent workforces in California and beyond. Taking effect on January 1, 2020, AB5 is further clarification of California’s 2018 Supreme Court case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. […]

Ask Worklogic: Service Animals in the Workplace

Question:  Do we have to accommodate a service animal if we have employees that are allergic? Answer:  The answer is, “Yes”.  Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), registered service animals are allowed in all areas of public access, although it doesn’t state specifics about workplaces. Title I of the ADA specifies that employers must […]

Using CBD Oils and Employer Drug Testing

The use of CBD oils has been steadily increasing among many working adults. From anxiety and pain management to weight loss, CBD oils are considered to have many healthful benefits. However, this can pose a bit of a challenge for employers who are unsure how to enforce anti-drug use policies in the workplace. Depending on […]

What is the CROWN Act and How Does it Affect Your Business?

California is recognized as the first state to pass a law that prohibits employers and schools from discriminating against individuals based on their choice of hairstyles. Called The CROWN Act, which stands for “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair,” was voted into law by a majority vote. Senator Holly Mitchell told NPR, “The […]

7 Things You Need to Know About California SB1343

According to SB-1343, by January 1, 2020, 92% of the state’s workforce [roughly 15.5 million workers] will need to have received at least one hour of sexual harassment training for non-management employees; and two hours of training for supervisors. Following the 2020 deadline, these educational thresholds will need to be met again every two years. […]

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