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Hiring Best Practices California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 17, 2019 2:38:24 PM

With the addition of new legal restrictions being placed on HR and hiring managers in California, caution and strict compliance has become essential. Even seemingly innocent questions can land employers in legal hot water as the result of a complaint filed by a disgruntled interviewee. 

 

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Topics: california labor law, california labor laws, compliance mistakes, recruiting and hiring, discrimination

Rest Break Exceptions For California Workers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 3, 2019 6:57:00 AM

Most all California employees are guaranteed to be provided with uninterrupted rest breaks during the course of their workday. This is in keeping with current California labor law. However, some workers in certain industries are no longer bound to the same mandates.

 

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

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training And SB 1343

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 13, 2018 6:00:00 AM

In October 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1343 into law. This law mandates that employers in the state provide all non-supervisory employees with at least one hour of sexual harassment training by January 1, 2020.

 

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Topics: sexual harassment, harassment, california labor law, labor law compliance, workplace bullying

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training For California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 16, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Recently, the governor of California, Jerry Brown, signed a new bill into law, SB 1343. This law expands current sexual harassment prevention training requirements to cover non-supervisors as well as supervisors in the coming years.

 

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Topics: sexual harassment, harassment, labor law, employee lawsuits, california labor law

Workplace Violence And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2018 11:28:48 AM

HR management entails a wide variety of tasks, and this includes preventing and preparing for workplace violence. In fact, California labor law makes it a requirement for healthcare facilities.

While all incidents of workplace violence are tragic, most people focus only on the more widely publicized occurrences involving multiple casualties. Unfortunately, deaths due to acts of workplace violence occur quite often. In fact, according to information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 

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Topics: workplace violence, HR management practices, california labor law, labor law compliance, handbook

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