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Tips to Combat Ergonomic Pain & Injury

Ergonomics, or “human factors”, is the science of designing equipment, the workplace and even job to fit the worker. This principle can be broken down into three areas. Physical ergonomics is concerned with the way the body interacts with the worker’s tools (anything from shovels to chairs to personal computers) and their effects on the […]

Workplace Excellence Awards

For the third year in a row, TargetCW became the trophy sponsor for the San Diego Workplace Excellence Awards, “the Oscars of HR,” on Wednesday November 7th. San Diego businesses are recognized for contributions that are exceptional to Human Resource practices for success and profitability of an organization. Debbie, our VP of Staffing, presented the […]

TargetCW is here to help with Hurricane Sandy

Many of our clients and employees are impacted by Hurricane Sandy. TargetCW has set up a relief fund to help workers who are unable to go to work because of the storm. In addition, we will be extending deadlines for hours and approvals. Please call us or email us if we can help in anyway. […]

What are you planning for National Philanthropic Day?

The National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) on November 15th is a special day set aside each year to show appreciation for all that has been accomplished in the philanthropic community. What makes this philanthropic day so special and inspiring is that there are no laws or rules that mandate volunteering or getting involved. TargetCW was proud […]

Do you get paid time off for Election Day?

As many of you know, Election Day is coming up November 6th. In certain states, employees are given paid time off to vote if they cannot vote due to working hours. This is only if they do not have sufficient time outside of work. Voting hours are 7 am to 8 pm. As a general […]

Creating a Flexible Workplace

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) maintains an excellent collection of resources to assist with creating a strong work and life balance, also known as workplace flexibility. Workplace flexibility occurs when both the employer and employees collaborate to adjust the time, location, and manner of daily tasks in an effort to create mutually beneficial […]

New CA Law Requires Written Commission Agreement

The recently enacted AB 1396 creates new requirements for California employers who pay employees commissions.  Effective January 1, 2013 the law requires CA employers to have a written commission agreement with each employee. The agreement should include the following: Calculation method – this section should specify how the commission is calculated. Is it a percentage of […]

Seattle Paid Sick Leave

The City of Seattle has passed a paid sick and safe time ordinance (PSST). This ordinance went into effect September 1, 2012 for all employees working within the Seattle City Limits. Sick Time can be used for personal illness or preventative care for the employee or family members. Safe Time can be used for survivors […]

What Happened to Customer Service?

I think I’m at the point in my life where I deserve to talk to a human being. I went to school, I run a company, I built good credit and I even vote on a regular basis, but at the end of the day I’m always plagued with customer service that offers me no […]

What HR Managers need to know about Healthcare Reform

Healthcare Reform has survived the Supreme Court, which means employers need to develop a plan with how to comply and implement all the upcoming requirements. The 2010 Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act survived because the most controversial part, the individual mandate was deemed constitutional on June 28, 2012. Employers are now left with deciding […]