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Employers And Religious Beliefs In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 14, 2019 4:12:52 PM

Federal law requires employers to proved employees reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform their essential job functions in keeping with an employee’s religious requirements.

 

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Topics: employee lawsuits, discrimination, ADA, Title VII, EEOC

California Court Expands Scope Of Reporting Time Pay

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 21, 2019 9:42:05 AM

Until recently, California employers provided "reporting time" pay when workers report to work but are not put to work or work less than half of their usual schedule. No longer.

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Topics: payroll management, time and attendance, payroll process, employee lawsuits, reporting time pay

California "Worst" For Employers And Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 15, 2019 3:37:36 PM

With the recent spate of new California labor laws adding to employer's bureaucratic burden, and the rise of the #MeToo-inspired lawsuits, the judicial climate for California employers is becoming increasingly oppressive. With massive jury awards being handed out regularly, it pays to be diligent with compliance.

 

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Topics: harassment, employee lawsuits, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, lawsuits

California Labor Law 2018 Updates Of Note

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 27, 2018 12:24:20 PM

Hundreds of new laws are passed each year in California and many of them directly impact employers and their workers. While some are specifically “labor laws”, other simply affect how and what employers can or cannot do.

 

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Topics: independent contractors, labor law compliance, employee classification, employee lawsuits, ABC Test

Sexual Harassment Claims And HR Response

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 8, 2018 8:22:02 PM

Sexual harassment claims are on the rise and the burden for a proper and effective response falls primarily on an organization's HR department. But what are the best ways to address claims of workplace misconduct?

 

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Topics: policies and procedures, harassment, employee lawsuits, policy manuals, sexual harassment

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