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California Wage Claims: Be Aware

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 20, 2020 8:45:00 AM

While it may not be every employer's worst nightmare, having a wage claim filed against an organization can be damaging. Are you prepared?

 

Employers and business owners in California face numerous risks in the course of running a business. These risks are multiplied with employees, and diligence is required to avoid unintentional labor law violations and potential claims.

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Topics: california labor laws, labor law compliance, wage and hour compliance, DLSE, wage claim

HR Managers and ADA Website Compliance

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 11, 2020 6:34:00 PM

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires certain businesses to make accommodations for people with disabilities. Are you in compliance?

 

[This post was previously published in June 2019. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]

What this means for most organizations is that their web content must be accessible to the blind, deaf, and others who must navigate by voice, screen readers or other assistive web technologies.

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Topics: labor law compliance, DOL, cybersecurity, lawsuits, ADA, websites

Top Compliance Trends In 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 4, 2020 12:07:15 PM

Most businesses are aware of the need for ADA website compliance for example, but in 2020 there are more compliance trends to consider.

 

Compliance risk is, essentially, a company's exposure to legal penalties, financial forfeiture and material loss an organization in the face of failure to comply with industry laws and regulations, as well as internal policies and industry best practices.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, hr management trends, Dynamex

HR Compliance And California Labor Law In 2020: Update

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 9, 2020 12:42:00 PM

A new year and a new quarter brings a great deal to do and take care of. And it’s easy to lose track of new laws that can impact your business. 2020 is no different.

 

The 2019 California legislative session brought us a number of significant employment law changes and additions. Here is a brief overview and summary of some key labor laws that can fundamentally impact your business.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, california minimum wage, employee classification, paid family leave

3 Reasons To Revise Your Policy Manual

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Every business should have a comprehensive policy manual available for all employees. The challenge  is keeping it up-to-date.

 

[This post was previously published in July 2017. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]

An organization's policy manual, assuming they have one, is often referred to as their "policies and procedures" manual. This can be a bit misleading, however, as a true policy manual or employee handbook should really only document an organization's policies.

Their procedures should be housed in a separate document, or documents.

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Topics: HR best practices, policies and procedures, HR compliance, labor law compliance, policy manuals

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