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Can businesses change their vacation policies because of employees not using their time during COVID-19?
Sept 1, 2020 - Sept 17, 2020
Yes 41% (70)
no 22% (38)
That's a tricky question 37% (63)
How would you categorize the level of your business' diversity?
July 31, 2020 - Sept 1, 2020
High 26% (36)
Average 47% (66)
Low 27% (37)
COVID-19: If an employee has been sick, do we have to let them come back to work?
July 6, 2020 - July 31, 2020
Yes 46% (147)
No 45% (145)
I need to look that up 10% (31)
COVID-19 Pandemic: Can an employee refuse to return to work?
June 9, 2020 - July 6, 2020
Yes 56% (214)
No 19% (73)
I need to learn more 25% (94)
What is your organization's plan when the the shelter-in-place orders are lifted?
May. 14, 2020 - June 9, 2020
Everyone back to the office 29% (103)
Some back, some work remotely 53% (191)
All work remotely 8% (28)
We're not sure 10% (36)
What aspect of COVID-19 is most concerning to you?
April 16, 2020 - May 14th, 2020
Navigating paid leave options 23% (80)
Laying off or furloughing employees 23% (81)
The uncertainty of it all 54% (188)
How concerned are you about COVID-19?
April 1, 2020 – April 16, 2020
Very concerned 78% (204)
Somewhat concerned 18% (46)
Not at all concerned 5% (12)
Has COVID-19, the coronavirus, affected your business?
Mar. 10, 2020 – April 1, 2020
Yes, directly 69% (642)
Yes, indirectly 23% (215)
No 8% (72)
Which movie title best describes your experience with HR?
Feb. 18, 2020 - Mar. 10, 2020
It's a Wonderful Life 16% (32)
Groundhog Day 26% (53)
Mission Impossible 36% (74)
Idiocracy 22% (46)
Is a written lactation accommodation policy mandatory for California employers?
Jan. 30, 2020 - Feb. 18, 2020
Yes 90% (314)
No 7% (26)
Um ... let me look it up 2% (7)
Which device does your company's employees use most to take online training?
Jan. 7, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020
Desktop computer 67% (156)
Laptop 28% (65)
Tablet 2% (4)
Smartphone 3% (8)
How festive does your business get during the holidays?
Dec. 19, 2019 - Jan. 7, 2020
We don't do anything 11% (17)
Somewhat 47% (70)
We like to have fun 30% (45)
Yeeha!!! 11% (17)
Is your commute stressful? How long does it usually take?
Dec. 2, 2019 - Dec. 19, 2019
Less than 30 minutes 35% (87)
30 to 60 minutes 38% (95)
Over 1 hour 20% (49)
Commute? What commute? 7% (18)
Does your local jurisdiction have a new local minimum wage ordinance starting January 1?
Nov. 18, 2019 – Dec. 2, 2019
Yes 42% (35)
No 36% (30)
I should check 23% (19)
Do you think daylight savings time has a more positive or negative effect on your business?
Nov. 1, 2019 – Nov. 18, 2019
Positive 10% (20)
Negative 54% (103)
No Effect 36% (68)
Has your business been affected by the California power outages?
Oct. 15, 2019 – Nov. 1, 2019
Yes, directly 20% (42)
Yes, indirectly 9% (19)
No 71% (152)
Do you stick to a strict list of questions when interviewing job candidates, or do you deviate?
Oct. 1, 2019 – Oct. 15, 2019
I stick to my strict list 27% (39)
I leave my options open 73% (103)
Has an employee ever "ghosted" your business?
Sept. 16, 2019 – Oct. 1, 2019
Yes 78% (116)
No 13% (19)
Yes, but I didn't care 9% (13)
Does your business have employees outside California?
Sept. 4, 2019 – Sept. 16, 2019
Yes 50% (91)
No 48% (88)
No, but maybe in the future 2% (3)
How many job openings does your company post a year?
Aug. 1, 2019 – Sept. 4, 2019
1-5 28% (62)
6-10 16% (35)
11-25 17% (37)
More than 25 40% (90)
Does your business have dress code guidelines (policy)?
June 16, 2019 – Aug. 1, 2019
Yes 43% (88)
Yes, they must wear uniforms 10% (20)
No, but we expect good choices 40% (82)
Whatever they want to wear is fine 7% (14)
What do you see as your business's biggest HR risk?
June 17, 2019 – July 16, 2019
Harassment 11% (18)
Managing leaves of absence 29% (46)
Worker misclassification 18% (29)
Meal and Rest Break Rules 41% (64)
Which company "perk" do you think your employees would want mosts?
May 31, 2019 – June 17, 2019
Flexible scheduling 63% (114)
Early closing on Friday 29% (52)
More relaxed dress code 4% (8)
More company activities 3% (6)
Has California law related to marijuana use affected your business?
May 9, 2019 – May 31, 2019
Yes 22% (41)
No 48% (88)
Too soon to tell 25% (46)
Whoa dude, what law? 5% (9)
Where do you get your wage order for posting?
April 18, 2019 – May 9, 2019
CalChamber 70% (80)
Government website 17% (19)
Other company 14% (16)
Do you know that your business must post a wage order?
April 8, 2019 – April 18, 2019
Yes 94% (132)
No 6% (9)
Do you allow March Madness activities at your business?
Mar. 20, 2019 – April 8, 2019
Yes, officially 11% (14)
Yes, unofficially 43% (55)
No, they need to get back to work 46% (59)
How will your employees be taking the new CA Harassment Prevention training?
Feb. 20, 2018 – Mar. 20, 2019
Live, Onsite - My business location 23% (53)
Live, Offsite - Trainer's location 1% (2)
Online - Computer, Smartphone 55% (125)
I don't know yet 21% (49)
Which device do you and your company's employees use most to take online training?
Feb. 1, 2019 – Feb. 20, 2019
Desktop Computer 67% (122)
Laptop 28% (50)
Tablet 2% (3)
Smartphone 3% (6)
Are you aware of the new California law that requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide 1 hour of training to all nonsupervisory employees and 2 hours for supervisors?
Jan. 15, 2019 – Feb. 1, 2019
Yes 95% (256)
No 5% (13)
Which song title best describes your experience with HR?
Dec. 19, 2018 – Jan. 15, 2019
Easy (Like Sunday Morning) 4% (9)
Help 11% (25)
Taking Care of Business 45% (106)
Here I Go Again 40% (94)
Which section of HRCalifornia is normally the first place you go to solve your problem?
Nov. 30, 2018 - Dec. 19, 2018
HR Library 58% (68)
Local Ordinances 7% (8)
Forms & Tools 22% (26)
Cases & News 3% (4)
Labor Law Helpline 9% (11)
Which type of leave of absence is the most difficult to understand?
Nov. 14, 2018 – Nov. 30, 2018
Family, Medical and Parental Leave 64% (102)
Pregnancy Disability Leave 18% (28)
Paid Sick Leave 12% (19)
Vacation and Paid Time Off 6% (10)
Do you normally give your employees the day off for major holidays?
Nov. 1, 2018 – Nov. 13, 2018
Yes 90% (169)
Yes, but only a partial day 3% (5)
No 7% (14)
How do you provide Harassment Prevention Training to your California employees?
Oct. 16, 2018 – Nov. 1, 2018
Online 61% (111)
Live (in-person) 33% (60)
We don't 7% (12)
Do you think daylight savings time has a more positive or negative effect on your business?
Oct. 1, 2018 – Oct. 15, 2018
Positive 16% (27)
Negative 51% (87)
No effect 33% (55)
Do you review job candidates’ public social media profiles, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram?
Sept. 16, 2018 – Oct. 1, 2018
Yes 31% (42)
No 69% (92)
Has your business been affected by the California fires?
Sept. 4, 2018 – Sept. 16, 2018
Yes, directly 10% (18)
Yes, indirectly 16% (29)
No 73% (129)