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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

Keeping Up With California Paid Sick Leave Law [Infographic]

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 25, 2017 11:01:03 AM

California Sick Leave Law and paid sick leave requirements can be a a challenge for California employers. It is crucial, however, to ensure you're in compliance.

[This post has been updated from the original post from December 2016]

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, california labor law, paid sick leave, paid family leave

Minimum Wage Increases Coming Near You On July 1, 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 29, 2017 12:41:22 PM

Employers in select California locations should be prepared for the mandated minimum wage increases slated for July 1st, 2017.

The minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles will jump to $12 an hour next week, as part of a climb to a $15 minimum wage, officials said. It is the second year of a city increase that will eventually reach $15 an hour by July 1, 2021.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor law, california minimum wage, wage and hour compliance

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