Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Prevention Training Now Required for All California Employers

In September 2018, Governor Brown signed SB 1343, which expands mandatory sexual harassment…


California Workplace Privacy Rights

Question: What privacy rights do my employees have and how can I comply with the laws protecting…


WORKPLACE LAW - Risks of Using Social Media to Screen Applicants

Question: As a small employer, I do not perform pre-hire background checks, but I have been…


WORKPLACE LAW - Cell Phones at Work

QUESTION: My company restricts employee use of personal cell phones while on duty. This policy does…


WORKPLACE LAW - Sexual Harassment and Defamation

Question: In my job as a supervisor, I received a complaint that one of the employees I supervise…


WORKPLACE LAW - Update to Employer Response to Immigration Audit

Question: I read in a recent Workplace Law article that I cannot voluntarily consent to an ICE…


WORKPLACE LAW - Expanding Flexibility in Employee Handbooks

Question: I am drafting an employee handbook for my business. I keep reading about new NLRB…


NEWSLETTER - Game Changer: Do you use Independent Contractors?

Do you use Independent Contractors? Make sure they are properly classified under new game changing…


WORKPLACE LAW - Options to Consider When an Employee Gives Notice

Question: One of my employees recently gave his two-weeks’ notice after informing me that he is…


WORKPLACE LAW - Heat Illness Prevention

QUESTION: My company has a Heat Illness Prevention Plan in accordance with Cal/OSHA requirements,…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Regulations Regarding National Origin Discrimination

Question: My business employs people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. I heard California has…


WORKPLACE LAW - Employer Response to Immigration Audits

Question: What should I do if there is an ICE raid at my business? Answer: U.S. Immigration and…