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HR for Startups and Small Businesses

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HR for Startups and Small Businesses

  1. 1. #BLOGGING4JOBS
  2. 2. #BLOGGING4JOBS APPROVED FOR 1.0 HRCI RECERTIFICATION CREDIT ! ! ! ! ! ! ! HRCI program number sent to you via email upon program completion. !
  3. 3. #BLOGGING4JOBS OUR SPONSOR
  4. 4. #BLOGGING4JOBS OUR PANELISTS Jessica ! Miller-Merrell! @jmillermerrell! Stephanie! Hammerwold! @HRHammer!
  5. 5. #BLOGGING4JOBS POLL: WHAT IS YOUR JOB? •  CEO/Founder! •  HR/Recruiting! •  Operations! •  Other!
  6. 6. #BLOGGING4JOBS SMALL BUSINESS STATS •  65% of small business have generated new jobs since 1995! •  50% of working population, works in small business ! Source: Forbes Small Business Stats http://b4j.co/smallbizstat!
  7. 7. #BLOGGING4JOBS POLL: WHERE IS YOUR PLACE OF BUSINESS? •  California! •  New York! •  New Jersey! •  Colorado ! •  Other !
  8. 8. #BLOGGING4JOBS PROTECTED CLASSES EEOC Protected Classes (Federal)! – Sex! – Age! – Disability! – Genetic information! – National origin! – Pregnancy! – Race/color! – Religion!
  9. 9. #BLOGGING4JOBS PROTECTED CLASSES – Sex! – Age! – Disability! – Genetic information! – National origin! – Pregnancy! – Race/color! – Religion! – Sexual orientation! – Marital status! – Ancestry! – Gender, gender identity and gender expression! California Protected Classes!
  10. 10. #BLOGGING4JOBS •  Required in California for companies with 50+ employees! •  Mandatory for supervisory employees! – Within 6 months of hire or promotion! – Every two years! •  Tracking methods! – Individual! – Training year! HARASSMENT TRAINING
  11. 11. #BLOGGING4JOBS LEAVE LAWS •  California Family Rights Act (CFRA)! – Generally runs concurrently with FMLA! – All FMLA coverage plus bonding with a child! – Eligibility! •  Employers with 50+ employees! •  Employed at least 12 months at the company! •  Worked at least 1,250 in preceding 12-month period!
  12. 12. #BLOGGING4JOBS LEAVE LAWS •  Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL)! – All CA employers with 5+ employees! – Employees eligible from day one! – Up to 4 months of leave!
  13. 13. #BLOGGING4JOBS IN CONTRAST TO FMLA •  50 or more employees! •  1,250 hours worked! •  Office within 50 mile radius ! •  12 weeks unpaid time with job protection!
  14. 14. #BLOGGING4JOBS FEDERAL LAW & PREGNANCY •  Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1973! •  Americans with Disabilities Act! •  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964! •  Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) !
  15. 15. #BLOGGING4JOBS LEAVE LAWS •  CA Paid Programs! – State Disability Insurance (SDI)! – Paid Family Leave (PFL)! – Paid sick leave (San Francisco)! •  Check the Employment Development Department’s website for forms: http://www.edd.ca.gov !
  16. 16. #BLOGGING4JOBS OVERTIME •  Anything over 8 hours in a day and over 40 hours in a workweek! •  Make-up time! •  Can only work 7 consecutive days!
  17. 17. #BLOGGING4JOBS ALTERNATIVE WORKWEEKS •  Schedule requires an employee to work 8+ hours in a 24-hour period w/o overtime! •  Secret ballot election of at least 2/3 of affected employee! •  Dept. of Industrial Relations: http://www.dir.ca.gov/t8/11170.html !
  18. 18. #BLOGGING4JOBS CALIFORNIA MINIMUM WAGE •  Currently $8/hour! •  $9/hour as of 7/1/14! •  $10/hour as of 1/1/16!
  19. 19. #BLOGGING4JOBS FINAL CHECK •  Check ready on last day! •  Include all wages owed to employee! •  What about resignations without notice?!
  20. 20. #BLOGGING4JOBS MEAL BREAKS •  What is a meal break in California?! –  Relieved of all duty! –  Taken within first 5 hours of shift! –  At least 30 minutes long! –  May be waived by mutual consent of employer & employee! –  Second meal break after 10 hours! •  Brinker decision in California (April 2012)! •  Dept. of Labor Standards Enforcement: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/ faq_mealperiods.htm !
  21. 21. #BLOGGING4JOBS CALIFORNIA FORMS •  Wage notice! – Wage Theft Protection Act (went into effect 1/1/12)! – http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/ Governor_signs_Wage_Theft_Protection_Act _of_2011.html! •  Request to view personnel file! – No later than 21 days from date of request!
  22. 22. #BLOGGING4JOBS SOCIAL MEDIA •  Policy in your handbook! •  Be careful about disciplining employees for what could be seen as protected activity! Great  resources:  Blogging4Jobs  NLRB   Updates  h;p://b4j.co/nlrb-­‐social-­‐media    
  23. 23. #BLOGGING4JOBS CALIFORNIA HR RESOURCES •  California Chamber of Commerce! •  Local Chambers of Commerce! •  Society for Human Resource Management! •  Employer Advisory Council!
  24. 24. #BLOGGING4JOBS QUESTIONS?
  25. 25. #BLOGGING4JOBS LEARN MORE ABOUT . . . •  Stephanie Hammerwold www.b4j.co/shammerwold! •  Jessica Miller-Merrell www.b4j.co/JMMbio-12! Resources: Small business stats - http://b4j.co/smallbizstat; Obama’s Overtime Pay Expansion - http://b4j.co/otpay; SHRM at http://shrm.org; Social Media & NLRB Guidelines - http://b4j.co/nlrb-social-media
  26. 26. #BLOGGING4JOBS OUR SPONSOR
  27. 27. #BLOGGING4JOBS APPROVED FOR 1.0 HRCI RECERTIFICATION CREDIT ! ! ! ! ! ! ! HRCI program number sent to you via email 
 upon program completion. !

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