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Complying With California Meal Break Laws

Posted by Alexa Rivera on May 9, 2022 11:04:54 AM

California is known to be one of the more rigid states regarding a number of labor laws, specifically meal and rest break requirements. Complying with California meal break laws is essential to avoiding litigation as well as communicating the importance of breaks to nonexempt workers.

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Topics: Compliance, California meal break laws

Dispensing Payroll to Dispensaries

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Apr 21, 2022 2:08:35 PM

The majority of states have legalized our favorite plant for medical use and many have legalized it for recreational use as well. But it remains listed on Schedule 1 of the Federal Controlled Substances Act which is why most banks and financial institutions refuse to do business with these companies viewing their businesses as too high-risk.

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Topics: Compliance, HR, Wellness

Webinar Summary: The Newest Normal

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Mar 1, 2022 5:12:08 PM

As the latest Supreme Court updates on the vaccine mandate have filtered through, many employers have been left questioning what is the protocol for implementing safety procedures and vaccine requirements. Our latest webinar with Blue Dream HR addressed the issue head-on and covered the state of vaccine mandates across the country and how your organization can ensure the safety of its employees while maintaining compliance.

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Topics: Compliance, Healthcare, Technology

Fostering Inclusion in the Workplace

Posted by Guest Post on Feb 1, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Most of us remember the times when we felt accepted and included. Indeed, the need to belong is a fundamental human need that supports our survival as a species through the comfort and sense of self-assurance provided by our membership in groups.

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Topics: Compliance, Recruiting, Workforce Management, Culture

5 Labor Laws You Might Not Know That You Need to Comply With

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Jan 11, 2022 8:45:00 AM

There are so many rules and regulations you must comply with when it comes to labor laws, it can be enough to make your head spin. Luckily, many of the U.S. labor laws are common knowledge, or common sense.

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Topics: Compliance, Employee Scheduling, Time and Labor, HR

OSHA Approved the ETS Mandate... And Then Suspended It

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 9, 2021 12:00:00 PM

As promised by the initial announcement of the Vaccine Mandate proposal on September 9th, The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is effective beginning November 5th since recently issued by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Topics: Compliance, Now Trending, Employee Rights, Employee Law

Webinar Summary: Navigating the Workaround of the agriculture Industry

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Oct 21, 2021 9:15:54 AM

In case you missed it, we recently had an amazing webinar with HUB International and Intellicents going over best practices for how to effectively scale your rapidly growing agriculture organization with a strong ecosystem of partners that understand and specifically serve the highly regulated industry.

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Topics: Compliance, Technology, Workforce Management, Cannabis

Everything We Know About the Vaccine Mandate— and What It Means for HR

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Sep 13, 2021 3:10:20 PM

Biden’s new vaccine plan announced on Thursday, September 9th, has come out of left field for many Americans, leaving several questions about what this mandate will mean for our workforce. Employers and employees alike are feeling every emotion from fear and outrage, to hope and relief given the sensitive news. While the information we’ve received is very little so far, here is everything we know about the Vaccine Plan and how it will affect businesses and HR departments when the time comes to enforce these policies.

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Topics: Compliance, Now Trending, Employee Rights, HR

A Breakdown of The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Mar 25, 2020 9:28:18 AM

On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed into law. This legislation expands FMLA and Paid Sick Leave benefits for most organizations with under 500 employees and will take effect on April 1, 2020.

Check out the infographic below for a breakdown on this new law and how it impacts you and your people.

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Topics: Compliance, HR

Agriculture: Payroll Should Be Easy, Right?

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Feb 1, 2020 9:57:00 AM

In 2013, the Cole Memorandum, which advised U.S. attorneys to refrain from prosecuting state-licensed marijuana businesses unless they violated a federal law was signed by the Obama administration. The Cole Memorandum has since been rescinded in 2018 causing uncertainty among the industry.  

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Topics: Compliance, HCM, payroll, Tax, Technology, HR, Cannabis

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