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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

A Poor New Hire Can Cost More Than You Think

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 15, 2018 8:17:21 AM

What does it really cost a company to for a new hire that turns out to not be a good fit? Far more than you may think.

In most organizations, the HR department plays a significant role in the recruiting and hiring of new employees. This is especially true for the regulatory and legal components of the process. However, finding, training and onboarding new hires is a critical endeavor that isn't always done well.

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Topics: new hire, recruiting and hiring, wrongful termination, employee onboarding, hiring trends

The Real Cost Of Employee Lawsuits In The Workplace

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In California, as in most states, employees may file legal claims against employers if they feel that their rights have been violated or were not protected. And it is a growing problem.

If an employee feels discriminated against, feels harassed or suffers an injury while at work, the employer may be liable for damages and injuries. Whether the employer's actions are intentional or unintentional, many workers file lawsuits seeking compensation or a remedy to the situation.

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Topics: employee lawsuits, harassment, discharge, worker's comp, wrongful termination, california labor laws

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