Human Resources Newsletter
January 2017

In This Issue:
Form W-4
Paid Family Leave and SDI Benefits
ICE Raids
Developing Appropriate Interview Questions
Drug-Free Workplace
Recruitment Updates
JH Consulting Updates
ICE Raids

Recently, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) cracked down on multiple employers and arrested over 21 undocumented workers. What should employers be aware of?

Stay connected with us! Check our website for updated job openings and weekly blog posts!

Happy New Year! Even though new years means a new beginning, JH Consulting will continue to work hard and dedicate our full efforts to provide our clients with high quality and valuable HR services.

For this month, we have prepared guides on interview questions and updates on new employment laws.

W-4 Update Coming Soon
The IRS is working on a new W-4. Employers should continue to use the 2017 Form W-4 until the 2018 Form is issued.

Paid Family Leave and SDI Benefits
Beginning January 1, 2018, the Paid Family Leave (PFL) and State Disability Insurance (SDI) benefits will change. Bill AB 908 increases the amount of PFL or SDI benefits an employee can receive to either 60 percent or 70 percent of their earnings, depending on the employee's income.

Form W-2 Due January 31st
Employers are required to file Form W-2 wage statements and independent contractor forms by January 31, 2018. Employers must also issue copies of the Form W-2 to all their employees on January 31. 

Developing Appropriate Interview Questions
Learn about how to ask compliant interview questions and avoid possibly illegal and discriminatory questions.

Drug-Free Workplace
Although Proposition 64 legalized the recreational use of marijuana for adults 21years old or older, learn about how it does not affect with a company's original drug-free policies.

Recruitment Updates!
Today in the recruiting world...

January has us back recruiting for more! Do you need help with full-cycle recruiting? We customize our services to assist you with whatever you need, from posting jobs, phone interviews, to on-boarding! We offer recruiting services per hour or by a percentage of the candidate's annual salary.

Below you will find our current openings. If you or anyone you know is interested in a new opportunity, please feel free to  contact me with your resume. 


Burleigh Hutchins
Recruiting & Business Development Manager


Infant Teacher - Irvine/Tustin
Lead Montessori Teacher - Irvine/Tustin
JH Consulting Updates
JH Consulting has exciting news! We are happy to welcome Dominic Luu to the JH Consulting team as our HR Client Services Rep. Dominic has a wealth of experience in business development, operations, and quality assurance. He will be partnering with Burleigh Hutchins on business development and our daily operations.

This month we are recruiting for a wide range of industries! We are recruiting for numerous Montessori Preschool positions to find passionate teachers and directors.

If you or your business need any HR or recruiting assistance, please contact us through  714-321-2279 or for valuable HR services.