What HR Professionals Need to Know about California’s Workplace Regulations

Contributed by Lauren Gus, Senior Director of Human Resources at Sterling Talent Solutions Laws that directly impact a company’s workforce are growing across the country and California has led the way in driving change for workers through new regulations. Last year, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a plethora of bills pertaining to labor […]

HR West 2018 Social Media Challenge Update — first Instant winners announced!

The NCHRA/HR West team announced the first INSTANT WINNERS of the #HRWest18 Social Media Challenge last week. Week 1 (of January 15) Instant Winner:  Jocelyn Thompson – follow on Instagram @jetfromwa and Twitter @JocelynErin. Week 2 (of January 22) Instant Winner: Lorianne Lee – follow on Twitter loriannelee67. All HR professionals are invited to participate and post HR-related* […]

California Employers May Sue for Online Defamation

Contributed by James J. McDonald, Jr., SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Fisher & Phillips LLP. The situation is a familiar one. Disgruntled current or former employees leave negative and harmful comments about their employer on online workplace review websites such as Glassdoor or Vault, or on customer review sites such as Yelp. Until recently, employers had little recourse. Website operators are generally […]