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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

Preventing Sexual Harassment Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 23, 2018 2:15:00 PM

While employers may not be able to stop all harassment in the workplace, steps can and should be taken to minimize and actively discourage illegal behavior. In fact, it is required that employers do so.

 

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Topics: workplace bullying, sexual harassment, policy manuals, compliance mistakes, employee lawsuits

Independent Contractor Status Is Now Threatened In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 26, 2018 11:30:33 AM

The California Supreme Court recently issued a major decision establishing a new misclassification test based on the presumption that all workers are employees.

California’s Supreme Court ruling in the appeal of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County issued on April 30, 2018, has made the determination test much more stringent. With this single decision, the court has essentially transformed millions of independent contractors into full-time employees.

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Topics: gig economy, independent contractors, employee classification, DOL, compliance mistakes

5 Common HR Management Mistakes

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Every business has an HR management component that understands legal compliance is critical. But do you know the most common legal mistakes made by HR?

 

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

5 Common Growth Issues With Payroll Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 6, 2018 4:22:27 PM

As businesses grow they often find that their existing processes become strained to accommodate that growth. One of the most common processes to feel that strain is the payroll management process.

When most businesses are in their beginning stages, payroll management is typically a fairly simple task. Often, depending on the size of the start-up, it can be the owner managing payroll. The bookkeeping is usually straightforward, and payroll consisted of the owner and maybe just a few employees.

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Topics: payroll outsourcing, payroll management company, payroll compliance, compliance mistakes, outsourcing payroll management

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