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Did you know what Oakland’s Minimum Wage is increasing again on January 1, 2017? Are you ready? Listen up to find out what the new wage will be.
15 November 2016 - 13:06, by , in business, entrepreneur, Podcast, No comments
Have you ever been dazed and confused and wondered how to regain your footing? As leaders and business owners, it is important to keep your composure and your wit no matter what chaos ensues around you.  Entrepreneurs quickly learn that you cannot control the outcome of most things, but you can set yourself up to...
The holiday season is upon us again. The holidays are not only a time for families to come together, but people love to celebrate in the workplace as well. Since many holidays are religious-based, it’s important to know what your employee’s rights are when it comes to celebrating at work. Employer Responsibilities During the Holidays:...
I’m reminded every time I step into a store that the holidays are quickly approaching. Just yesterday I heard Christmas music at the grocery store…it was November 7th! All this music and fanfare reminded me that as employers, it is our responsibility to make sure that our employees feel supported during the holidays. Not only are we...
Yes, there are differences between employment agreements and contracts and it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into with either one. The main difference between the two is that employment agreements reflect an at-will employment relationship; meaning the employer can fire the worker for any reason or no reason at all, as long as...