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Why Your Organization Needs An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2018 10:16:24 AM

Ideally, every business and organization should have an updated employee handbook, or policy manual. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for many businesses.

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Topics: labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

California Minimum Wage: Exceptions Employers Should Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 18, 2018 8:00:39 PM

California minimum wage impacts every employer and dictates a large portion of their overhead. Knowing the exceptions is as critical as knowing the rule.

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

Essential Tips For Developing An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 17, 2018 10:02:37 AM

Although it may be taken for granted that every business has an employee handbook, or policy manual, that is not always the case. In fact, many business run huge risks with liability and compliance without one.

One of the first challenges a business has with this document is what to call it. The primary purpose of a policy manual is to inform and equip employees with policy information. Consequently, referring to it as an "Employee Handbook" can be a good choice.

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Topics: policies and procedures, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

California Rest Break Law: Staying Compliant

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 9, 2018 10:23:44 AM

Among the myriad of laws, rule and regulations businesses must comply with, meal and rest breaks in California can be some of the more challenging. 

Simply managing and complying with the regulatory maze of California labor laws can be difficult for employers and their HR managers.  Each year brings new laws and very few "old" ones ever get removed. As a result, this growing body of regulation can make payroll management functions confusing and frustrating for both management and staff.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, california break laws, rest breaks

2018 Labor Law Highlights Recap

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 4, 2018 11:40:16 AM

During the last California legislative session in the fall of 2017 a number of new labor laws were signed by the governor. Are you up to date?

Now that the new year has begun, numbers of new laws that were passed in 2017 are now in effect. California employers must now comply with these labor laws, a number of which deal with gender and immigrant worker issues.

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

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