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Balancing the roles of healthcare provider and employer can be a challenge. Get advice on how to write job descriptions, create applications, place help wanted ads, set meal breaks, establish alternative work schedules, and terminate an employee.
CFRA Guidance

Dental practice owners should be aware and prepared for major changes to California’s Family Rights Act that go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.

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End of Year Updates for Your Practice

What you need to know to keep your practice compliant and avoid legal risks in 2021.

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Employee Manual Resources

Create a personalized employee manual using an online tool or a sample employee manual.

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General New Hire Toolkit

This toolkit covers recruiting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding, and provides a general list of basic hiring documents. If you are hiring a temporary employee or associate dentist, you will also need our additional hiring toolkits.

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Hiring Associates Toolkit

Associates may be classified as either an independent contractor or an employee. This toolkit includes information to help you determine how to hire an associate.

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Hiring Temporary Employees

Short-term employees are considered employees by the State of California and require additional documentation. This toolkit covers hiring, paying and terminating temporary employees.

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Required Poster Set
2019–2020 poster set is now available.

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Harassment Prevention
Training deadline extended to Jan. 1, 2021.

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Employment Practice News

What practice owners need to know about implementing a COVID-19 vaccine policy in the dental office What practice owners need to know about implementing a COVID-19 vaccine policy in the dental office

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last December issued guidance indicating that employers may encourage or possibly require COVID-19 vaccinations, but policies must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

FDA expands expiration period of oral rinse recall due to possible microbial contamination FDA expands expiration period of oral rinse recall due to possible microbial contamination

Sunstar Americas Inc. has expanded its voluntary nationwide recall on its prescription oral rinse. The FDA on Dec. 28, 2020, published an updated announcement expanding the expiration period from Dec. 31, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2022.

CDA answers dentists’ most commonly asked practice management questions CDA answers dentists’ most commonly asked practice management questions

Practice Support and Risk Management are receiving calls from member dentists concerned about how the pandemic is affecting daily business operations. To ensure all member concerns are addressed, CDA has compiled the most recent, commonly asked questions from member dentists about reducing employee hours and wages, managing delinquent accounts, patient dismissals and more.