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California Wage Claims: Be Aware

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 20, 2020 8:45:00 AM

While it may not be every employer's worst nightmare, having a wage claim filed against an organization can be damaging. Are you prepared?


Employers and business owners in California face numerous risks in the course of running a business. These risks are multiplied with employees, and diligence is required to avoid unintentional labor law violations and potential claims.

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Topics: california labor laws, labor law compliance, wage and hour compliance, DLSE, wage claim

Top Compliance Trends In 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 4, 2020 12:07:15 PM

Most businesses are aware of the need for ADA website compliance for example, but in 2020 there are more compliance trends to consider.


Compliance risk is, essentially, a company's exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss an organization in the face of failure to comply with industry laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and industry best practices.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, hr management trends, Dynamex

Workforce Management Highlights For 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM

Employers and HR managers know that each new year brings with it a new set of workforce management changes and requirements. January 2020 is no different.

We previously posted an overview of the significant labor-related legislation that will affect most, if not all, employers in California. Here is a brief set of highlights of a few more items that will likely have the broadest impact California businesses.

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Topics: HR compliance, overtime pay, california labor laws, labor law compliance, california minimum wage, workforce management

Spotlight On California Work Break Laws

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 26, 2019 2:11:00 PM

Even the most diligent employers can run afoul of California work break laws. Compliance trumps perceived efficiency in these cases.


California employers are often painfully aware that their state has some of the strictest employment laws in the U.S. And this includes California work break laws.

Managing and complying with the regulatory maze of California labor laws can be a challenge for most employers and their HR staff. Each year new employment laws are added to the books, while very few if any existing laws ever get removed. The result that workforce management functions become more confusing and frustrating for both management and staff.

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

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

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