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Free Harassment Prevention Training with CEA

Free Harassment Prevention Training with CEA

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time to get your company training completed in 2020! By now you’ve heard that California requires all employers with 5 or more employees to provide 1 hour of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to non-managerial employees and 2 hours of sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to managerial employees by January 1, 2021.

First Settlement of Race-Based Hairstyle Discrimination

First Settlement of Race-Based Hairstyle Discrimination

Thursday, January 30, 2020

In 2019, the California Legislature passed the CROWN Act — which prohibits racial discrimination based on natural hairstyles. The CROWN Act is an acronym for “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair.” 

What the New Joint Employer Rule Means in California

What the New Joint Employer Rule Means in California

Thursday, January 30, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a long anticipated Final Rule regarding joint-employer status to be effective on March 16, 2020. Joint-employer regulations had not been revised in over 60 years and created uncertainty for employers and workers. Thus, the regulations are a welcome relief for many businesses.

Focus On What’s Important...Not What’s Urgent

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Most everything we do can be put into one of four quadrants on a grid. In 2020, keep this model in mind as you plan (and work) your day. Doing so will help you keep your attention on the most important things in your life.

What’s EQ? Do You Mean IQ?

What’s EQ? Do You Mean IQ?

Thursday, January 30, 2020

It sounds confusing, right? Emotional intelligence (otherwise known as the emotional quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict.

Message from Kim: Patience is a Superpower

Message from Kim: Patience is a Superpower

Thursday, January 30, 2020

I’m a big believer in Gallup’s StrengthsFinder assessment tool. I’m especially proud of my “Activator” strength -- making things happen by turning thoughts into action.

Welcome New Members!

Welcome New Members!

Thursday, January 30, 2020

We want to welcome aboard our newest members — these employers joined CEA in January 2020!

The ROI of Certification

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Before we make any business moves, we have to know what return on investment (ROI) we can expect. And, that applies to making decisions about our career goals. Luckily, earning an HR certification offers a pretty big ROI.

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