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HR Management Best Practices For Harassment Policies

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 28, 2017 9:35:00 AM

It is an unfortunate fact of business life that harassment of various kinds continues to occur. But businesses and their HR management can help eliminate it. 

 

Even with the increased efforts at awareness harassment has not appeared to decrease significantly in the American workplace. Whether the current statistics simply reflect this heightened awareness or an actual increase in incidents, the numbers are large.

And the recent events involving entertainment and political figures accused of harassment and assault has brought the issue to the forefront of public scrutiny.

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Topics: policies and procedures, harassment, discrimination, training, sexual harassment

Employers: New California Labor Laws For 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 27, 2017 12:15:28 PM

Each year the California legislature comes to a close and the governor signs new laws. These include a number of new labor laws and employers need to take note.

The 2017 California legislative session came to an end last month and California employers are once again presented with new employment labor laws. Governor Brown recently signed into law a variety of new legislation including many laws that will impact employers.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, harassment, family leave, salary

The Real Cost Of Employee Lawsuits In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In California, as in most states, employees may file legal claims against employers if they feel that their rights have been violated or were not protected. And it is a growing problem.

If an employee feels discriminated against, feels harassed or suffers an injury while at work, the employer may be liable for damages and injuries. Whether the employer's actions are intentional or unintentional, many workers file lawsuits seeking compensation or a remedy to the situation.

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Topics: california labor laws, harassment, worker's comp, employee lawsuits, discharge, wrongful termination

Labor Law Compliance, Employees, And Lawsuits

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Oct 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Most employers like to think that they follow the labor laws, but many business owners and their employees often unknowingly break federal and state employment statutes.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, discharge, discrimination, labor law

10 Ways To Violate Labor Laws And Get Sued [Infographic]

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

New Mexico, Washington, D.C., Nevada, Alabama and California are the top states (or district) for employee lawsuit risk in the U.S. according a recent study.

 

Businesses in these markets face a substantially higher risk of being sued by their employees when compared to the national average.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, california break laws

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