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Sexual Harassment Training 2019 Requirements

Under a new California law, employers with 5 or more employees are required to provide: – 2-hours of sexual harassment training to supervisors and 1-hour to nonsupervisory employees within six (6) months of hire or promotion. This requirement must be … Continue reading

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2019 Newsletter & Employment Law Update

Happy New Year to our clients and colleagues! For 2019, the key imperatives for most employers in California will be attracting and retaining employees. Many employers are finding it more challenging to retain their employees, especially top performers. The 2017 … Continue reading

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Our Approach to Conflict

HR Matrix consultants are often asked to work with teams or sets of individuals when personalities seem to be clashing. These situations are often presented as incompatible personalities, differences in “style,” and communication problems.  Typically, one individual appears more reasonable … Continue reading

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2018 Newsletter & Compliance Update

Happy New Year to our clients and colleagues! We wanted to remind you of the recent and upcoming changes in employment laws that may affect your business. We created an easy checklist for you to use. As always, contact your HR … Continue reading

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NorCal Fire Disaster – What Employers Should Know

In light of the recent fires and the devastation in our community, we are reaching out to our clients and friends. We have all been personally impacted in many ways, including Brenda Gilchrist, our Co-Founder, who lost her home to … Continue reading

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Important Employment Forms & Regulation Changes – August 2017

Following is information to help you stay informed about changes that may affect your HR & employment practices. August 2017  Form I-9: Employers must use the updated Form I-9, issued in July and required by 9/18/17. This is the second … Continue reading

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2017 Updated Forms

It’s time to update forms… Form I-9: Effective 1/22/17 employers must use the updated Form I-9. Available in both electronic and paper versions, the forms and instructions may be obtained at the USCIS website: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9   A 2017 W-4 is … Continue reading

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HR Matrix Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

Greetings! The HR Matrix is proud to announce its 10-year anniversary in Sonoma County! We are deeply gratified to have earned the trust and patronage of so many wonderful clients. Top Ten Insights Reflecting back, here are ten key insights … Continue reading

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2016 HR Updates

As we head toward the end of 2016, we want you to be aware of several new laws,  changes and reminders for California employers. We wish all of you a great Q4 and look forward to working with you in 2017! 1. … Continue reading

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2015-2016 Employment Law Updates

Greetings! As we head toward the end of 2015, we want you to be aware of several new laws, changes and reminders for California employers. We wish all of you a great holiday season and look forward to working with you in 2016! … Continue reading

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