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Announcements

  • SHRM CEO Testifies in California on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    On Jan. 24, SHRM President and CEO Officer Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, testified in Sacramento before the California Joint Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response at a hearing titled "Best Practices for Culture Change on Sexual Harassment."

Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Northern California

    This is such a great promotion, especially because you get this great canvas tote for free!  Even if your renewal is coming up in a few months, it is still worth it to renew early since  your membership will extend a year from whenever it expires! Don't miss out on this special holiday deal! ------------------------------ Gina Ayllon Executive Director, ...

  • Posted in: Northern California

    Kelly brings up a good point.  If an employee calls in sick and has sick time available, you will have to pay the sick time.  I did get legal advice which was that the CA sick leave law does not prevent employers from enforcing call-in requirements or other policies re: holiday pay. ------------------------------ Cassandra Nevins SHRM-SCP Director ...

  • Posted in: Northern California

    Dear Hilario, a lot of companies have policies where if an employee don't work their last scheduled day before the holiday and the first day scheduled after it they are ineligible for holiday pay. Pre-approved time off - vacation, sick, unpaid - the day before and after a holiday counts as time worked and leaves the employee eligible for the holiday ...

  • RE: Chewing Tobacco

    Posted in: Northern California

    Rebecca, congratulations on your new job! One of the things that over the years I have found is that no one likes surprises. If you have had a policy is place since 2014 and it hasn't been enforced, technically it's not a policy. My experience is, if you want to reinstate a policy that hasn't been enforced for a couple of years, determine what is ...

  • Chewing Tobacco

    Posted in: Northern California

    I am new to the manufacturing environment and am hoping to get input from other HR professionals within a similar environment.  Recently, I was asked to remind employees of our Tobacco Free policy (which includes chewing tobacco).  I am now in the middle of a minor revolt. :)  Apparently, although the policy has been in place since 2014, it was never ...