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Employee Classification, The ABC Test, And California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 8, 2018 11:44:49 AM

What was once a common approach to an alternative business model in California is being threatened. Building a workforce primarily of independent contractors may no longer be a viable option for California employers.

In 2018, California’s Supreme Court ruled on Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Their ruling has now made it more difficult for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

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Topics: benefits, gig economy, contractors, independent contractors, employee classification

Company Culture And Employee Engagement

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 26, 2018 5:00:00 PM

Recruiting and hiring is an essential function in every business. And a key component of finding and keeping good employees is having a strong and engaging company culture.

While some aspects of culture are organic in nature, there are best practices that businesses can engage in to help build and sustain a great culture. The problem for far too many organizations is one of neglect or complacency. In other words, there is no intentional effort to shape or foster a culture.

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Topics: benefits, workforce management, training, company culture, employee engagement

What's Your Employee Benefits Strategy?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 25, 2018 6:45:00 AM

Every employer knows that an employee benefits offering is an essential part of having workers. But not every employer approaches their benefits offerings as a strategic approach to getting and keeping great employees.

Statistically, it is being seen that broader benefits packages are on the rise and the trend is growing. For example, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conducted its annual survey of U.S. employers in early 2018. The survey determined, among other insights, that in just one year employers have increased benefits offerings in three times as many benefits as previously assessed.

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Topics: workforce management, bonuses, benefits, wellness, health insurance

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