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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

New California Labor Laws Effective January 1, 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 26, 2018 10:30:00 AM

There are several significant new labor laws that will impact most, if not all, California employers beginning January 1, 2019. For example, companies in California will need to ensure that appropriate accommodations are made available to certain employees.

 

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Topics: california labor laws, harassment, sexual harassment, lawsuits, accessibility

Meal Break Waivers And California Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 20, 2018 2:28:43 PM

California employers, like all US employers, must provide meal breaks for their workers. Typically, these breaks are straightforward with a lunch break each workday. But some industries demand more complex meal break requirements.

 

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

California Labor Laws 2018: Update

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 6, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Several labor laws were signed by Governor Jerry Brown at the end of the 2018 California legislative session. These will have a fiscal and policy impact on businesses and employers in California.

 

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

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