PODCAST: Employers are considering making the temporary measures for people to work from home caused by the coronavirus lockdown more formal. What are their obligations to their employees?
PODCAST: There are more than 3,000 influencers in Sacramento, who make their living by building an audience, establishing a brand and creating compelling content online. We asked a few of the most prominent how they learned to turn their lives into art — and commodify it.
PODCAST: A bored new employee quits instead of applying to an open position within the company because of a policy that prohibits job changes within one year. Is this a wise policy?
PODCAST: An employer asks whether perks such as vacation time and telecommuting privileges can be negotiated with a job candidate.
PODCAST: I just found out a coworker is making more than I am, even though I have been here longer. How can I bring this up to my manager without giving away how I found out?
PODCAST: Last year had been a strong year for the performing arts in the Capital Region, and 2020 was building on that success, which has led to hope from some local arts leaders that this progress will continue despite the unprecedented shutdown.
PODCAST: If employees are scheduled to begin working at 6 a.m., but no one from management shows up until 7 a.m. to unlock the doors, can the workers be penalized and docked an hour of pay?
PODCAST: Fifty-seven years after the Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy, women still earn substantially less than men. Legislation in California is attempting to level the playing field.
PODCAST: While the general American drinking public prefers lagers over ales, craft breweries often give these cold-fermented brews the cold shoulder. Yet some area brewers believe the balance is starting to shift.
PODCAST: For anyone in the Sacramento area looking to get away for a day or weekend, the Capital Region has plenty of hidden gems — the many downtowns in rural enclaves that are easy to drive to and explore by foot.