Employers Group Blog Connection

New Laws that Can Affect Your Success

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Fri, Jan 20, 2012

There are several employment laws that took effect on January 1, 2012 that will impact your business. These new laws range in content from credit reports, health insurance, discrimination, and worker classification. Avoid putting your business at risk for fines or costly litigation – get up to speed with the recent changes. 

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Topics: Employer, Legislation, hr policy, advocacy, workplace, DOL, business

10 Dolla Holla: San Francisco Minimum Wage To $10.24 Per Hour

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Dec 15, 2011
By:  Jim Tait, author of "You're that HR Guy" blog and founder of OPI National Outplacement
So on top of mandatory paid sick days for workers in San Fransisco, employers must now oblige with a minimum wage of $10.24.  How nice.

San Francisco will be the first city in the United States to have a minimum wage that tops $10. As of Jan. 1, 2012, workers in the city by the bay will earn a living wage of at least $10.24 per hour.
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Topics: Employer, human resources, compensation, wage & hour

The Gold Standard of Workforce Engagement

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Nov 17, 2011

By:  Charlie Martin, Founder, engagementtoolbox.com

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Topics: Employer, motivating employees, value-add, employee retention, workplace, management, employee relationship, employee, workplace benefits, retaining employees, rewarding employees

Set Your Business For Success in 2012

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Wed, Nov 9, 2011

On November 2, Employers Group and Engagement Toolbox partnered to bring business professionals a timely webinar, "Planning for Success in 2012".  

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Topics: Employer, strategy, human resources, Employers Group, event, management

California Legislative Update & NLRB Action

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Sep 1, 2011

The California State Legislature is wrapping up its legislative session and we are actively monitoring hundreds of legislative bills that are awaiting final action. One bill that we worked diligently to defeat is Assembly Bill 46-a measure that would have potentially jeopardized more than 1,000 businesses and tens of thousands of jobs. It would have also taken the unprecedented step of the State Legislature singling out a municipal entity and disincorporating a city. Employers Group actively opposed this measure and the California State Senate ultimately defeated this bill.

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Topics: Employer, Legislation, advocacy, workers comp, Federal, NLRB

The New Business-IT Value Equation

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Tue, Aug 30, 2011

The New Business-IT Value Equation
What it means to Business Decisions, Leadership Approach, and Leverage

A Collaborative Session led by:

Ashwin Rangan, CIO for Edwards Lifesciences / Joel Manfredo, CTO, County of Orange / Charles Arajuo, President & CEO of CastlePointe

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Topics: Employer, strategy, management, business

Internships - Everything an Employer Needs to Know (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by Nicole Vierzba on Thu, Aug 25, 2011

Article by Mia Husfeld - Employers Group Helpline Consultant & Trainer

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Topics: hiring, attracting employees, Employer, value-add, human resources, temporary, employee relationship