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HR to Go hosts a series of training seminars in 2016 to bring you the knowledge and skills you need to manage your employees effectively. Courses are offered to a limited number of participants. Seating is limited so register today!

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1730 I Street, Suite 240
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2016 Labor Law Posters Now Available!

If you have not pre-ordered the 2016 Labor Law poster and would like to order one, please contact info@hrtogo.com. The HR to Go discounted price is $35.00 per laminated poster and $21.00 for paper posters. These are available in both English and Spanish. For those employers with multiple work sites or offices, remember that the […]

The 10 Strangest Employee Sick Day Excuses

Employee just put a casserole in the oven. Employee’s plastic surgery for enhancement purposes needed some “tweaking” to get it just right. Employee was sitting in the bathroom and her feet and legs fell asleep. When she stood up, she fell and broke her ankle. Employee had been at the casino all weekend and still […]

How Can Managers Catch Résumé Fraud?

Managers should review résumés with a skeptical eye, verify credentials, and ask the candidate specific, detailed questions about claims. Inflated Credentials Surface in Executive Suite Some fudges: A candidate may list a university he/she attended, but from which he/she never earned a degree. Or, a job-seeker may say he/she served as CEO of a company […]

Using Independent Contractors: Three Important Compliance Tips

The IRS Test For years, the problem for businesses had been the ambiguity of the 20-factor test the IRS used to classify workers. In the late 1990s, under pressure from Congress, labor and business interests, the IRS simplified the test. It consolidated the 20 factors into 11 tests and organized them into three main groups: […]

Seminar – 2016 Labor Law Update

Join us on Thursday, January 21st, for our monthly seminar “2016 Labor Law Update” Seminar location: 1730 I Street, Ste 240  Sacramento, CA 95811 Time: 9:00am – 10:30am Price: $25.00 per person Continental breakfast will be served. Register online at www.hrtogo.com or info@hrtogo.com  

How to Entice Employees Through Workload Crunches

Your staff is overworked, and if you don’t do something about it now, you’re going to start losing some of your best people. Here’s what you can do immediately to turn the situation around: Be the one to bring it up. Make certain your people know that you recognize how hard they’re working. Some managers […]

Subordinate Dating: ‘Riskiest Workplace Activity’

Supervisors Dating Subordinates No matter how much employers fear them, office romances are not going away. In fact, employees may be getting more comfortable with the idea. How should employers handle office romances to protect themselves and comply with the law? Romance at work is not slowing down. A 2014 Vault.com survey showed that 58 […]

Job Descriptions: The First Place to Look

From the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) standpoint, the most important thing the job description does is to delineate the essential functions. This is because employees with disabilities must be able to accomplish the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Inability to perform nonessential functions does not disqualify the individual. Here […]

Please join us on August 20th for our monthly seminar: “How to Deal with Difficult Employees.”

Conflicts in the workplace are distracting, uncomfortable, and emotional. It is a common challenge for managers to handle these situations while avoiding legal pitfalls. But with the right tools and training, managers can successfully resolve – and reduce – incidents. In this seminar, you’ll learn about how to identify conflicts early and decide the best […]

Question & Answer Employer Penalties for Employee OSHA Violations

Q. May an employer directly fine an employee who commits an OSHA violation? A. Even though state-OSHA divisions may allow for such employer actions, be careful about levying personal fines on employees for violations of safety protocols or procedures, as outlined in state law or in your injury/illness prevention program (IIPP). If you have undeniable […]