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Employment Law Overview

As an employer, it’s important to understand which employment laws apply to your company based on the number of employees you have. The chart below helps you understand your compliance requirements for many topics; others may apply also – such as additional laws for federal contractors (e.g., Drug Free Workplace Act). Other useful resources include: California Department of Industrial Relations Laws Enforced by EEOC Summary of the Major Laws of the Department…

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Employees vs. Independent Contractors: What You Need to Know as Your Business Grows

Presented by Lisa McCormack, Principal with Affogato HR Consulting LLC at the Coast Women in Business meeting on August 9, 2018 Agenda How Do We Work Today? Types of Workers Employee Benefits Compliance Q&A How Do We Work Today? Gig economy vs. employment laws from the 1930s Always available vs. worker protections Unlimited time off vs. California’s Labor Commissioner Types of Workers Who Does the Work? Employees Regular, temporary, part-time,…

Create a Vision of a Positive Future

Wise words to keep in mind as you work on creating your vision of a positive future: A DREAM Written down with a DATE Becomes a GOAL A GOAL broken down into steps Becomes a PLAN A PLAN backed by ACTION Becomes REALITY Tips for creating your vision of a positive future… and making it come true: Set your goals, then revisit them regularly – at least once per month You may want to attach sticky notes…

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Master Your Money Mindset

Presentation at Coast Women in Business June 2018 meeting Our beliefs about money can limit what we can do and accomplish. We’ve all received messages about money through our families, our peers, and our culture. Some of these beliefs, however, may be more hurtful than helpful. We began our presentation with guided imagery to allow us to get in touch with our own personal relationship with money and limiting beliefs…

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Online Communication Tools

Presentation at Coast Women in Business May 2018 meeting on online communication tools I use a variety of cool, online tools to run my business—following is a list of my favorites. I use these tools to help people recover from stress and illness using food, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments. Talk face to face on the computer while viewing files Zoom allows you to talk face to face to another person…