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Workplace Violence And HR Management

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 23, 2018 11:28:48 AM

HR management entails a wide variety of tasks, and this includes preventing and preparing for workplace violence. In fact, California labor law makes it a requirement for healthcare facilities.

While all incidents of workplace violence are tragic, most people focus only on the more widely publicized occurrences involving multiple casualties. Unfortunately, deaths due to acts of workplace violence occur quite often. In fact, according to information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 

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Topics: california labor law, HR management practices, labor law compliance, handbook, workplace violence

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

Be Clear On Workplace Harassment

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Workplace harassment of various kinds is an unfortunate reality in businesses. And employers are subject to liabilities when it occurs. HR managers needs to be clear about harassment laws and policies.

Despite the recent news stories about the subject, harassment of various types does not appear to have decreased noticeably in the American workplace. In fact, current statistics reflect either a heightened awareness of harassment, or an actual increase in incidents. Either way, the numbers are too high.

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Topics: HR best practices, labor law compliance, harassment, sexual harassment, privacy issues

Be Clear On Family Leave Labor Laws

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 19, 2018 2:39:59 PM

Family leave law in California can be challenging to stay abreast of. New laws and overlapping regulations require diligence on the part of HR managers to maintain compliance.  

On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 63, also known as the New Parent Leave Act, which became effective January 1, 2018.

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Topics: california labor law, labor law compliance, family leave, labor law, paid family leave

Be Clear On California Minimum Wages

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 27, 2018 9:04:00 AM

For minimum wage, California state has one of the highest in the U.S. In addition, many cities and counties in California require an even higher minimum wage for employees.

For 2018 the California minimum wage is set at $11.00 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees and, for those companies less than 25 workers, the minimum wage in California is $10.50 per hour.

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Topics: minimum wage law, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor laws, labor law compliance, california minimum wage

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