Accuchex Blog

California Labor Law Update 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 25, 2020 8:00:07 AM

Amid the current COVID-19 crisis and the fallout from it, there are other California labor law issues that employers should keep on their radar.


California, like many other states, has adopted a "living wage" initiative to gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.

Read More

Topics: payroll management, california labor law, labor law compliance, california minimum wage, COVID-19

OSHA Guidance On Face Coverings And RTW

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 16, 2020 8:04:24 AM

Returning to work after the coronavirus shutdown presents a number of challenges and issues for businesses. Among these is the matter of wearing masks to work.


On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a series of FAQs regarding the use of face coverings in the workplace due to COVID-19. This includes cloth coverings, surgical masks, and respirators.

Read More

Topics: labor law compliance, OSHA, COVID-19, return to work, health and safety

Employee COVID-19 Testing Update

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 21, 2020 10:29:44 AM

Can employers test employees for COVID-19? Until recently, this was a debatable question in regards to discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act.


In a recent update to its core employer guidance on COVID-19, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) confirmed that employers can test their workers for COVID-19 before allowing them to enter the worksite.

Read More

Topics: labor law compliance, coronavirus, COVID-19, return to work, health and safety

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Subscribe to the Accuchex Blog