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"Ban The Box" Labor Law Will Restrict Employer's Hiring Questions

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 28, 2017 9:01:00 AM

California Assembly Bill 1008, the California Fair Chance Act, goes into effect January 1, 2018 and impacts employers with five or more employees.

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Topics: ca labor laws, recruiting and hiring, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance

New Immigration California Labor Law Adds New Burdens on Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 27, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Among the slate of new California labor laws enacted recently, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, or AB 450, is particularly challenging for employers.

The new law, which was signed by Governor. Brown on October 5, 2017, will add three new sections to the Government Code and two new sections to the Labor Code. The legislation, AB 450, will go into effect on January 1, 2018 along with a number of other California labor laws.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, california labor law, immigration law

7 Tips For A Solid Policy Manual

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 16, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Your company's employee policy manual is a critical document for your business success. Yet it can be a challenge to create one that is both concise and sufficient.

While there are no federal or state laws requiring businesses to have a documented policy manual, it is highly recommended. This is because of the many laws that require employers to notify workers of certain workplace rights. Unfortunately, far too many employers choose not to have one.

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Topics: policies and procedures, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, labor law, policy manuals

California Labor Law, Paid Family Leave, And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 19, 2017 10:24:38 AM

California employers are subject to both state and federal labor laws for paid family leave. Now it appears there may be new changes that will impact even more employers.

A proposal to expand the state’s parental leave protections to small-business employees passed the state Senate, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition to a very similar measure last year.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor law, family leave, labor law, paid family leave, FLSA

California Labor Laws and Minimum Work Hours per Day [Update]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 7, 2017 3:36:46 PM

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Topics: california labor law, overtime pay, payroll compliance, employee scheduling, Online shift scheduling, Schedule maker

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