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California Employers And OSHA Compliance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 26, 2019 3:18:22 PM

Almost every private sector business in the United States is subject to the mandates of OSHA and, in California, the requirements of Cal/OSHA. 

 

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Topics: HR compliance, compliance mistakes, Cal/OSHA, OSHA, workplace safety

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

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

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

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

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