Dental practice owners should be aware and prepared for major changes to California’s Family Rights Act that go into effect Jan. 1, 2021.
What you need to know to keep your practice compliant and avoid legal risks in 2021.
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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.
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.
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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Michelle Corbo, PHR, PHRca
As California moves forward with reopening the economy and lifting the statewide mask mandate for fully vaccinated individuals on June 15, dental practice owners should be prepared to communicate to patients that face coverings will still be required in the dental office.
Some dentists are unclear about whether to maintain face covering and social distancing requirements in the dental office following the CDC's updated mask guidance for fully vaccinated people. Cal/OSHA has not yet updated its COVID-19 prevention guidance for dental offices. Protocols for masks and social distancing are still required.
CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry virtual convention kicks off May 13 with more than 60 C.E. courses, including exciting courses developed by CDA’s Practice Support and Public Affairs teams. The courses will offer prudent guidance and tips on employment practices, patient communication and dental benefit contracts, and all are designed to strengthen dental teams.