Entries by Jeff

WHAT TO DO WITH THAT FINAL PAYCHECK

We have been reminding everyone that you only have 24 hours or same day to pay an employee in California if they are fired.  In some other states, you can wait until the end of the pay period, but I say, why wait.  Get them off your property and off your books so there is […]

ALERT!! NEW CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT RULING ON OVERTIME–MUST READ!

Overtime pay in California is based on the employee’s “regular rate of pay,” which is not always an employee’s normal hourly wage and must include almost all forms of pay that the employee receives. Yesterday, the California Supreme Court ruled that an employer must calculate the regular rate of pay by dividing the employee’s total […]

IRS, FBI WARN OF W-2 PHISHING SCAM

We recently recieved this article from CalChamber and wanted to pass along this information as quickly as we could.  Please take necessary steps to avoid problems with these scams.  March 5, 2018 Gail Cecchettini Whaley, CalChamber Senior Employment Law Counsel HRWatchdog, HRCalifornia’s Employment Law Blog, © California Chamber of Commerce. (Must have link back […]

Job Killer Bill to Start 2018

Assembly Appropriations Committee to Hear Job Killer Bill Cal-Chamber sent out the article below.  I am putting it here in hopes that all of you in California will take this very seriously and notify your assembly person.-Jeff Schanbacher, HR Mobile Services, Inc. January 18, 2018 Laura Curtis The Assembly Appropriations Committee today will consider a […]

NEW I-9 AND W-2 SCAMS

Beware: Scammers are getting more sophisticated and posing as Federal officials to steal confidential information. I-9 Scam Employers are receiving emails from a sender claiming to be US Citizenship and Immigration Services and requesting information from the I-9 form.  Normally, employers do not share or send this information in to the USCIS.  However, the emails […]

NEW TRANSGENDER POSTING REQUIRED FOR 2018 FOR ALL EMPLOYERS

We have a copy of the new required posting for Transgender issues.  Below is the posting from the DFEH.  You can obtain a copy by clicking here: https://www.dfeh.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2017/11/DFEH_E04P-ENG-2017Nov.pdf We will also be sending a copy to our customers with the next newsletter and we will be distributing and posting when we are at your location […]

Second Article Printed in Progressive Dairyman Magazine – Marijuana Laws and You

We were again privileged to be asked to submit an article covering the new Marijuana Laws for Progressive Dairyman magazine.  You can read the article here: https://www.progressivedairy.com/topics/management/cutting-through-the-smoke-marijuana-and-the-workplace or  you can read the article in the October 18 issue. Please feel free to leave a comment or ask questions regarding this or any HR issue.   You can always call […]