Employment Law 2020: Are You Prepared and Protected?

Ultimate Software

It’s a brand-new decade, and employment law changes are occurring at a breakneck speed right alongside technological innovation. Trends and best practices in employment law have evolved dramatically in recent years, and it can be hard for HR practitioners to keep up.

[VIDEO] Understanding International Employment Law Amid COVID-19

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

Zach Chertok, Aberdeen’s analyst for human capital management (HCM), held a video conference with a rising and prominent employment lawyer out of Vancouver, BC, Canada, Erin Brandt , to understand more about international employment law between the US and Canada, with a focus on BC. The US and Canada have very different legal systems, with the latter delegating the specifics for employment law heavily to the provincial level.

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Seats Filling Fast for 2019 Employment Law Updates in January


and 1,016 of them were signed into law. Dozens of new laws will affect employers in 2019, but some won’t have an impact until 2020 or 2021. Many of the new laws stem from the #MeToo movement and strengthen harassment protections, while others clear up ambiguities in laws that took effect in 2018, such as the ban on asking about an applicant’s salary history. Another option is the 90-minute live webinar on January 31, 2019.

Webinar: COVID-19:  Expanding and Evolving Employment Laws


It seems like every week the employment laws around COVID-19 are expanding and evolving. To remain up-to-date, watch our webinar and get insights into the latest news around the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. Brian is a partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister’s Labor & Employment practice group.

Podcast Shares Questions Asked Most Often at Employment Law Updates Seminars


The California Chamber of Commerce employment law team has been on the road throughout January, conducting Employment Law Updates seminars and explaining changes that transpired over the previous year that impact workplace practices and policies.

Webinar: Furlough and holiday carry over updates for COVID-19


To help support our users and the SME business community at large, we are running a series of webinars bringing together the subject matter experts to address today’s critical issues. Employment law HR Resources

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Webinar: Furlough Q&A with a HR Director | myhrtoolkit


Our recent webinar on furlough and holiday carry over in the context of COVID-19 proved so popular that we invited back HR Director and experienced business owner Tracey Hudson (of The HR Dept) to answer your most burning questions on furlough in a special Furlough Q&A webinar!

From Marijuana To #MeToo—Top Employment Law Updates For 2019


This article is a recap of a recent webinar featuring Kate Bischoff from tHRive Law & Consulting. Employment law changes tend to come in waves, driven by public perceptions of what’s fair for workers. We’re only a quarter through 2019 and employment law is already changing at a rapid pace, with an increasingly widespread commitment to greater pay equity, access to paid leave, and protection from harassment and discrimination.

Webinar This Week on Leaves for Expecting Employees


CalChamber’s upcoming webinar on September 17 addresses the leaves and benefits available to expecting and new parents in California and how employers can effectively track and comply with leave requirements. California Leaves for Expecting Employees Webinar.

Webinar: off-payroll working (IR35) – who’s in, and who’s out?


Join our upcoming webinar at 11am on Thursday 13 February as we discuss the intricacies of IR35. Everyone who registers for the webinar will receive a video recording of the broadcast, so if you can’t attend on the day, please sign up to receive the recording.

You’ll Leave Our New Laws Seminars Well Trained, That’s Fur Sure


That’s what Goldie (HR’s Best Friend) and CalChamber want California employers to know when you attend a 2020 Employment Law Updates seminar in January. Our employment law experts will explain new California and federal laws and field questions along the way. “We’ll

Webinar: CEO insights on the future workplace


But together with BambooHR , we overcame that burden and on June 25, 2020, we co-hosted a webinar titled: “CEOs on the future of remote work”. Employers quickly realized that they’re not the key to productivity but rather a habitual schema they probably had to revisit. This flexibility trend became also evident at a poll we carried out during the webinar; nearly half of the 562 attendees stated that they’re planning to offer more flexible work options in the future.

A Guide to Shadow Payroll


The operation of the shadow payroll can be challenging for employers and perceived as somewhat cryptic and difficult to understand. He remains an employee of the US company and continues to be paid via the US payroll, but his employer must also operate payroll withholding taxes in France.

Global Business: Ask the Experts Webinar Series

Global Upside

Global Business: Ask the Experts Webinar Series. April 8th, 2020 at 11:00 am PST. Register for the Webinar. In this Global Chamber webinar we consult 3 experts in the field: Shane Jacobs , Marco Roberts, and Lucie Newcomb. In this webinar, we learned how each business can have more success through new ideas. Get answers to your most pressing global business questions. 2020/04/09 11:00:56. contact-form-7].

Free Webinar – Compliance, Culture and Communication during Coronavirus

Civility Partners

This morning I did a webinar with employment law attorney extraordinaire, Jenna Leyton-Jones, on the topic of, Compliance, Culture and Communication During Coronavirus.

March 19 Webinar Tackles Tough Decisions


Reasons for disciplining and terminating employees run the gamut — but blindsiding employees by firing them can create serious issues for employers given California’s strong legal protections for employees. It’s so important to always treat employees fairly and equally, even during disciplinary and termination proceedings,” stresses Erika Frank, webinar co-presenter and CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020.

How simple employment checks can protect your organisation


Why are employment checks important and what checks should be carried out in addition to the legal requirements? In a recent CIPHR webinar, Tony Machin of Trust ID and Doug Beavis of Credence shared their thoughts. Why carry out employment checks? Employment reference checks.

Compliance During a Crisis: What You Need to Know About Absence and Leave Laws

Workforce Software

View this on-demand webinar as WorkForce Software’s Director of Compliance, Paul Kramer, as he shares the absence and leave laws in place today and discusses emerging rules and guidance. On-Demand Webinar Absence Management Labor Analytics Payroll ROI Time and Attendance Understand Employment Laws Workforce Management Workforce Scheduling

Five tips to help HR apply and comply with the SMCR


Andrew Pullman and Michele MacKinnon of People Risk Solutions shared their top tips and techniques for complying with the SMCR in a recent CIPHR webinar . But only a third (36%) of webinar attendees said that their HR teams were key players in rolling out the SMCR in their companies. .

[May 21 Webinar] Creating a Return to Work Plan for Your California Employees


On May 7, 2020, Governor Newsom released industry guidance allowing for a gradual reopening of California’s economy. As California and its localities begin to modify their shelter-in-place orders, employers across the state are thinking about how to comply with evolving workplace guidelines so that employees and customers can return safely. Join our California employment law experts on May 21 when they discuss factors to consider and tips to remember as you prepare to reopen.

Don’t Miss This: Rules for Remote and Traveling Employees


Don’t miss this relevant webinar on compliance requirements for remote and traveling workers. While this continuing trend offers many advantages, it requires careful consideration of how California’s employment laws address remote and traveling workers.

CDC workplace safety guidelines: adoption and enforcement

Business Management Daily

Plus, employers have to decide how to police the COVID-19 protocols they’re trying to follow. Employers should first take a close look at CDC guidance. There is specific guidance for schools and childcare centers, religious organizations, office-centric employers, the construction industry and retail operations. While it isn’t mandatory, employers should view CDC COVID-19 guidance as best practices. Employment Law Labor Laws

Looking Ahead: Global Employment and Operational Considerations for 2021

Global Upside

Looking Ahead: Global Employment and Operational Considerations for 2021. Webinar Agenda. Extensive Employment Protection provided Internationally. Local Labor Laws, Notice Periods, Minimum Redundancy/Severance Payments. Register for Webinar. Webinar

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IR35 guidance: five actions to take now


With IR35 changes due to take effect in the UK on 6 April 2020, Julian Ball from Paystream shared advice for employers and HR professionals in a recent CIPHR webinar. From 6 April 2020, off-payroll working rules (IR35) will apply to contracts carried out by private sector businesses. Despite this change being introduced in just a few months’ time, over 50% of recent CIPHR webinar attendees said they have not really begun preparing for IR35.

Webinar: Best Practices for Conducting Internal Investigations of Employee Misconduct


With more than 75,000 EEOC charges filed in 2018, employment litigation is the most popular type of lawsuit being filed in federal and state courts today. Watch this webinar today and mitigate tomorrow’s risk. Peter Newman is an experienced lawyer who practices in the areas of Employment Law and Litigation, Traditional Labor Law, Business Litigation, HR Consulting, Corporate Compliance, Risk Management, and Business Ethics.

November Webinar Prepares Employers for AB 5’s New ‘ABC’ Test


AB 5, the sweeping new law recently signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, dramatically changes how employers classify workers as independent contractors or employees, starting January 1, 2020. While AB 5 exempts a number of industries and professions from the new ‘ABC’ test, don’t fall into the trap of thinking this automatically means someone is an independent contractor,” cautions Erika Frank, webinar co-presenter and CalChamber executive vice president. “AB

Global Mergers & Acquisitions: A Path to Thrive in The New Normal

Global Upside

In this webinar, participants will gain insights on: The current global environment. Understanding and evaluating the right hiring/employment structures: PEO, Legal Entities, Contractors, Employees? Evolving Employment Law and HR policies and challenges in a pandemic. Webinar Registration. At Global Upside, he has led engagements in electronics, manufacturing, and software that involved the Big 4 accounting firms and several international law firms.

Coronavirus Suggestion Box: Ways we can work, help and cope


</span> CultureIQ Principal Strategist Paul Mastrangelo is among thought leaders exploring how COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement will change how we work in this Built In webinar. What employers do in a crisis matters to their employees and their culture. To find out how much, read the full report of our 2020 Global Work Culture Survey. The GWCS showed the cultural downside of employers doing nothing in the COVID crisis.

New Law Expands CFRA to Small Business


Burden on Employers. Many employers may be accustomed to leave laws, such as CFRA and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), that apply to employers who meet a threshold of 50 or more employees. SB 1383 presents issues for larger employers too, Shaw stresses.

Get Your Business in Shape with the Homebase Compliance Toolkit


It’s no surprise that when we surveyed business owners, 30% of them acknowledged that they didn’t know if any of the new labor laws in 2020 would impact them. So we’ve put together a few tools to help local businesses stay on top of federal and state employment laws.

5 ways the COVID-19 crisis will transform HR’s role

HR Morning

Human Resources is at the front lines of employers’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. Luckily, for most employers, the technology and communications infrastructure needed for successful remote work are available to employees. And, with financial stress impacting almost every employee, it is a good time to investigate options like daily pay, subsidized loans, and free access to financial education webinars.

5 Changes to Make To Your Harassment Prevention Strategy ASAP

EverFi - HR

Join this 30-minute webinar , to learn: Risk factors likely to increase harassment in your organization. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). HR teams are being asked to change faster than ever before and your harassment training needs to keep up.

5 Changes to Make To Your Harassment Prevention Strategy ASAP

EverFi - HR

Join this 30-minute webinar , to learn: Risk factors likely to increase harassment in your organization. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). HR teams are being asked to change faster than ever before and your harassment training needs to keep up.

The increased need for HR risk management tools


Let’s take a look: Health : According to the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (NAHPC), 90% of employers have begun to implement a phase-by-phase strategy for bringing employees back to conventional in-office operations (or plan to do so in the immediate future). From an HR perspective, this is entirely reasonable and sensible, so long as it’s done in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. 31, 2020.

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Your HR Recommendations Being Dismissed? Helpful Tips on What to Do


Whether they need to mediate workplace conflict or craft policies that comply with state and federal laws, the advice HR professionals provide can be an invaluable asset to businesses. Human resources professionals often have some of the most difficult conversations in the workplace.

Five Brexit scenarios that HR teams can plan for now


Although the precise details of UK immigration and employment law are still to be determined, there’s plenty that HR teams can do now to support EU-national staff. With the immigration terms of the Brexit transition period recently agreed between the UK and EU, employers and HR teams are now able to start planning for the five employment scenarios that might affect their workers, said Tom Bradford, partner at Freeths , during a CIPHR webinar earlier this month.

Eight questions to ask when choosing your first HR system


And does it allow for variances in employment law? . It’s 2020; demand HR software that can do more on mobile. In a 2020 white paper for CIPHR , independent HR technology experts Phase3 outlined their four-stage HR software maturity journey – from ‘HR eyes only’ software to ‘full people management tool’. Catch up on all our advice by watching the webinar recording: The post Eight questions to ask when choosing your first HR system appeared first on CIPHR.