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Five things to know about biometrics in the workplace

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Employee Handbooks, Privacy, Resources, Technology & Law
biometricsFingerprint scans, facial recognition, and retinal scans only a few years ago sounded like farfetched futuristic technology, but given the quickly advancing technology, these items are being used more and more in the workplace.  Today’s Friday’s Five discussed five items California employers should know about their legal obligations regarding the employee’s biometric information obtained during… Continue Reading

Gary Vaynerchuk on the workplace: a 2016 perspective

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Privacy, Technology & Law, Terminations
Gary_VaynerchukIf you know Garyvee, you may be asking yourself how could an employment law blog rely upon advice from someone who has not only admitted, but takes pride in, the fact that he checked out of school in the third grade, does not read books, and uses language that makes most standup comedian’s performances seem… Continue Reading

Termination checklists: five considerations to start with

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Privacy, Terminations, Wrongful Termination
Happy Friday!  This Friday’s Five focuses on the termination process.  Employers should develop a termination checklist to ensure all documents and contingencies are consistently covered during the process.  Here are five pointers employers can use to start in developing their own checklist: 1.      Final wages must be timely paid. The employee’s wages must be paid… Continue Reading

Can/should companies follow employee’s on social media? Gary Vaynerchuk weighs in

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Employee Handbooks, Privacy, Technology & Law, Terminations, Wrongful Termination
Gary Vaynerchuk discusses how he uses social media to engage with his 500 or so employees and addresses the risks on The Ask Gary Vee Show, episode 176 (video below).   Gary made his career using social media, and continues to do so in running his digital media company, Vayner Media.  So it does not come… Continue Reading
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