Tag: Human Resources

September 7, 2022
A separation agreement, also known as a severance agreement, is a legal contract governing the specific terms of an employee’s separation from employment. In this video, we will go over several areas where your HR-approved, standard form separation agreements are deficient and could leave you vulnerable: (1) Scope of Release, (2) Non-Disparagement, and (3) Confidentiality.
August 30, 2022
Typically, I-9 verification must be conducted in person. However, since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has relaxed this requirement and has allowed employers to conduct I-9 inspections remotely. Employers have embraced this flexibility, especially as now more than ever employees are not physically on-site.
July 21, 2022
Courtesy of AB 5 and a (controversial) case called Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, California generally presumes that all of your workers are employees—not independent contractors. One potential workaround for this general presumption involves so-called “business-to-business” relationships (colloquially abbreviated “B2B”), in which one business contracts with another business to supply a worker that the latter business needs.