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[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.

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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.

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[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 is no defense! Being aware and furthermore, compliant with those laws is the responsibility of the employer.

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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 do if your organization uses a PEO.  

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[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 notepad as Leo, Greg and the guys go over the major labor law changes taking effect in the new year.

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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.

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Ask Worklogic: Service Animals in the Workplace


Do we have to accommodate a service animal if we have employees that are allergic?


The answer is, “Yes”. 

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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.

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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.

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Workplace Dating: How Sexual Harassment Policy Mitigates Risks

Relationships can and do happen in the workplace. It’s not surprising, given working adults spend much of their lives at work. A study conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management revealed that one in three workers have been involved in a relationship with a co-worker before.

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