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

Employee Lawsuits: How To Avoid Them

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 10, 2019 8:44:00 AM

Claims against employers and employee lawsuits are on the rise. And, in some states such as California, the laws tend to favor the employees in many cases. HR and management best practices are needed to avoid and minimize the instances of costly claims and litigation.

 

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Topics: lawsuits, workplace bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination, harassment

New California Labor Laws Effective January 1, 2019

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 26, 2018 10:30:00 AM

There are several significant new labor laws that will impact most, if not all, California employers beginning January 1, 2019. For example, companies in California will need to ensure that appropriate accommodations are made available to certain employees.

 

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Topics: california labor laws, sexual harassment, accessibility, harassment, lawsuits

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training And SB 1343

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 13, 2018 6:00:00 AM

In October 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1343 into law. This law mandates that employers in the state provide all non-supervisory employees with at least one hour of sexual harassment training by January 1, 2020.

 

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Topics: sexual harassment, harassment, california labor law, labor law compliance, workplace bullying

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

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