Masks are still required in the dental office.
Get resources to help your office communicate mask requirements.
Use this form to document an employee's request for accommodation from a mandatory vaccine for a sincerely held religious belief.
Employers should continue to evaluate employee health regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Employers may require employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as long as they engage in the interactive process with any employee who requests a reasonable accommodation
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.
Create a personalized employee manual using an online tool or a sample employee manual.
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 Coker, PHR, PHRca
California’s minimum wage will rise again in January 2023 – to $15.50 for employers of every size as a result of inflation. But more than 30 California cities and counties have their own local ordinances that set the minimum wage even higher. In some cities, the minimum wage will increase this July.
Final negotiations are underway for California’s 2022-23 state budget that includes a $97.5 billion surplus and a one-time investment of $1.7 billion for workforce training and development, including the dental workforce. CDA has advocated for targeted investments to improve dental pipeline opportunities and expand apprenticeship programs.
Dental assistant training programs are successfully placing graduates in California dental practices. One recent graduate, Liz Martinez, changed her career as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and is now employed by a dental practice in San Francisco.
Michelle Corbo, PHR, PHRca