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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

5 CA Labor Laws Compliance Issues That Can Hurt Your Business

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 21, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Small businesses must navigate numbers of fiscal challenges as well as labor law compliance issues.

Businesses in California are subject to an every increasing number of CA labor laws and regulations that govern the employment relationship. And their HR managers are tasked with understanding and complying with them to avoid costly fines and other penalties.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, HR management practices, labor law compliance, compliance mistakes

Avoiding Employee Lawsuits And Claims

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 24, 2017 12:11:07 PM

Employers must constantly balance expenses with the needs of their business. But the costs of compliance with labor laws is essential.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, compliance mistakes

Update On The FLSA Final Rule And Overtime Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 18, 2017 12:24:05 PM

The Final Rule of the Fair Labor Standards Act regarding overtime pay and salary thresholds has been in a legal battle since late 2016.

 

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Topics: overtime pay, labor law compliance, DOL, dol fsla, final rule, FLSA, salaried employee

3 Reasons To Revise Your Policy Manual

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

A business should have an accurate and timely policy manual accessible to all employees. The challenge for many businesses is keeping it up-to-date.

Although it is often referred to as a "policies and procedures" manual, or handbook, a policy manual really only documents a company's policies. 

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Topics: HR best practices, policies and procedures, HR compliance, labor law compliance, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, policy manuals

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