Author: Katie Culliton

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Posted in General

Looking Behind and Ahead: “Top 8” Posts of 2018

Even though we are in mid-January, let’s take one last fond look back at 2018. 2018 was quite a year for employers with several new…

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Posted in FMLA/CFRA Pregnancy Disability Leave

Working Parents: Can You Have Work-Life Balance?

Yes, you can have it all! At least according to 78 percent of working parents who say it’s possible to be successful in your career…

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Posted in Workplace Policies

Tank Tops and Flip Flops — Summer Dress Codes

Summer is here! The weather is getting hotter, and while some employees fight over the office temperature, others may angle for a more casual dress…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Starting July 1, Janitorial Employers Must Register With Labor Commissioner

Beginning July 1, 2018, all covered janitorial employers must register annually with the Labor Commissioner. A covered employer provides janitorial services with at least one…

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Posted in Heat Illness

Rising Temperatures: Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness as temperatures reach triple digits in parts of California. Workers should be encouraged to…

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Posted in General

Manners Make an Employee

You spend up to 40 hours a week (and maybe more) with your co-workers so workplace etiquette, an unofficial code of conduct, can affect both…

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Posted in Heat Illness

Is It Hot in Here?

The temperature outside is rising and so are tempers inside. Fifteen percent of workers have argued with their co-workers about office temperatures, according to a recent…

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Posted in Compensation Minimum Wage Overtime

Several California Restaurants Fined Over $14.5 Million for Wage Theft

The California Labor Commissioner continues to crack down on wage theft violations. Generally, wage theft refers to infractions of the California Labor Code involving the…

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Posted in Harassment

EEOC Reconvenes Workplace Harassment Task Force

The #MeToo movement continues to focus on workplace sexual harassment, and, this week, a federal agency reconvened a task force on the same issue. The…

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Posted in Time Off

Vacation Days Still Go Unused in U.S.

In 2017, 52 percent of U.S. workers reported unused vacation days at the end of the year, compared with 54 percent in 2016 and 55…