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Be Clear On Meal And Rest Breaks

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 8, 2018 3:56:09 PM

California employers are required to provide regular meal and rest breaks for workers. But being clear with these California labor laws can be be a challenge.

 

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Topics: independent contractors, california labor laws, meal and rest breaks, employee lawsuits, california break laws, rest breaks

Why You Need To Review Your Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 22, 2018 9:03:00 AM

With the rise of employee labor law claims and lawsuits an up-to-date and accurate employee handbook is not really an option. Reviewing and revising your company policies is good practice.

[This is an updated and revised version of a post from January 2015]

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Topics: HR compliance, employee lawsuits, handbook, sexual harassment, reporting time pay

Be Clear On Reporting Time Pay In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Reporting time pay in California is intended to ensure that employees are paid for a mandated minimum number of hours if they are not allowed to work their full shift.

Employers in California, and their payroll and HR staff, are required to monitor these situations and ensure that any affected workers are paid correctly and accordingly. Employers are required by the Industrial Welfare Commission Orders to pay nonexempt employees for regularly scheduled, but un-worked time because of the lack of proper notification or inadequate scheduling by the employer.

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Topics: california labor law, california minimum wage, employee lawsuits, california break laws, reporting time pay

Employers Need To Be Diligent In Light Of Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 26, 2018 12:24:53 PM

The recent atmosphere of reporting of alleged harassment has led to a number of high-profile cases and employee lawsuits. Employers would do well to take note.

 

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Topics: employee lawsuits, discrimination, policy manuals, handbook, sexual harassment

Why Your Organization Needs An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2018 10:16:24 AM

Ideally, every business and organization should have an updated employee handbook, or policy manual. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for many businesses.

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Topics: labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

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