Tag: california

The Top Six Figure Jobs with Lowest Competition! And California AB5 Breakdown! #HRFamous

In episode 27 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn, and Jessica Lee discuss 100K jobs with the least competition (spoiler – that means only really smart people should apply) and break down California going after Uber and Lyft with California Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to classify more contractors such as Uber/Lyft drivers into full-time employees Listen (click this link if you don’t…

HR Famous Podcast – Talking 100K Jobs and the Crazy California Uber/Lyft Bill (AB5)

In episode 27 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss 100K jobs with the least competition (spoiler – that means only really smart people should apply) and break down California going after Uber and Lyft with California Assembly Bill 5, which seeks to classify more contractors such as Uber/Lyft drivers into full-time employees Listen (click this link if you don’t…

It’s Hell to Be a Gig Worker in California Today

Despite all the yapping that California Is a “model” for the rest of the nation, take it from a Native Californian: it’s getting a lot harder to live and work out here in the Golden State. And since the beginning of 2020, it’s gotten really bad if you happen to be a freelancer. Yep, it’s hell to be a gig worker in California today. There…

Inaugural California HR Excellence Awards Added to HR West Conference in the San Francisco Bay Area

This post was originally published on this site San Francisco, California, U.S. — Powered by HR.com, the 2020 HR West Conference has added a new level of professional recognition by launching their California HR Excellence Awards. Submissions are now being accepted through January 20th. Award recipients will be announced and celebrated at HR West 2020 in March. With 13 award categories to choose from,…

New California Law Demands Racial Pay Equity

Avoiding discrimination lawsuits as a California employer is similar to trying to avoid getting in a car accident if you drive on California’s freeways — no matter how good a driver you are, eventually you are going to get into an accident. It also makes an accident more difficult to avoid when the rules of the road keep changing.

Zenefits Fined $7 Million By California Regulators

Zenefits, the freemium HR administration platform for small businesses, has been fined $7 million in a settlement reached with California’s insurance department. It’s the largest penalty so far assessed against the software startup, and one of the largest penalties ever levied by California insurance regulators.

A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

There’s a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here’s what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.