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When you need help with anything related to your workplace, we hope you’ll contact us. But we’re happy to share some trusted resources here. Tell them we sent you!

  • www.accuchex.com Payroll and HRIS. Accuchex has outstanding, highly flexible web-based services and customer support you can count on…in your time zone!

  • www.esrcheck.com Pre-employment screening. Les Rosen wrote the book on safe hiring (really!) and his company, Employment Screening Resources does a fine job. You can’t afford NOT to do background checks.

  • www.companalysis.com Compensation plans. Shari Dunn at Companalysis really understands the link between pay and performance.

  • www.ceac.org Low-cost training. Chapters of the California Employer Advisory Council (in partnership with EDD) have excellent seminars at bargain rates. Look for the one nearest you.

  • www.humanresources.org Good HR information. The National HR Association has a splendid website, some of which is available only to members (it’s very reasonable to join).

  • www.kineticsearch.com This company takes a fresh approach to recruiting…and can save you time and money!

"We're from the Government and we're here to help." Words that make you tremble, but honestly, these sites are worthwhile.

  • O*NET is connected to the Department of Labor, but a fantastic resource for occupation and wage information...very helpful in putting together job descriptions. (http://online.onetcenter.org)

  • Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) - The DFEH's web site contains excellent information about the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and requirements to comply with this statute. (www.dfeh.ca.gov)

  • Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) - This web site contains information and regulations about California's workers' compensation system, as well as a link to the California Labor Code. (www.dir.ca.gov)

  • Department of Insurance - This web site of the California Department of Insurance contains regulations, insurance company licensing information and procedures to report fraud. (www.insurance.ca.gov)

  • Department of Rehabilitation (www.rehab.cahwnet.gov)

  • Employment Development Department (EDD) - The EDD's web site contains information about CA's paid family leave statute, state disability insurance benefits and unemployment insurance benefits, as well as various required postings and pamphlets. It also discusses classifying individuals as independent contractors or employees. (www.edd.ca.gov)

  • ADA - Department of Justice - This web site provides information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. (www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada)

  • Citizenship and Immigration Services - USCIS (www.uscis.gov)

  • Department of Justice - (www.usdoj.gov)

  • Department of Labor - This web site provides information on federal OSHA workplace injury and illness statistics, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), WARN and other federal employment laws. (www.dol.gov)

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - This web site provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and federal discrimination and harassment protections. (www.eeoc.gov)

  • Internal Revenue Service - IRS (www.irs.ustreas.gov)

  • National Labor Relations Board - (www.nlrb.gov)

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration - (www.osha.gov)