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Posted in Local Ordinances

Two New San Francisco Ordinances for 2018: Lactation Accommodation and Salary History Ban

In the past few weeks, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed two new local ordinances relating to lactation accommodation and requests for salary history, which…

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Posted in Overtime

Department of Labor Seeks Input on Federal Overtime Exemptions

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it will publish a Request for Information (RFI) relating to the federal overtime rule, which defines…

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Posted in Discrimination

CalChamber: State Proposed National Origin Regulations Too Broad

Regulations proposed by a state council to dictate how national origin is to be treated in the workplace are too broad and unsupported by any…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

Veterans Reporting Opens Soon

The 2017 Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing season starts August 1, 2017, and the filing deadline is September 30, 2017. Federal contractors and…

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Posted in Compensation Harassment Hiring Independent Contractor

Bad Publicity Leads to Recruiting Challenges

Word of mouth travels fast and can affect your company in countless ways. Many well-known companies are making news lately for alleged employment violations, including…

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Posted in Form I-9

New Form I-9 Released, Again

Today, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. The new version bears a revision date…

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Posted in Heat Illness

CalChamber-Led Coalition: Revised Indoor Heat Illness Draft Too Burdensome for Businesses

A coalition of employer groups led by the California Chamber of Commerce continues to argue that a Cal/OSHA proposed draft indoor heat illness rule needs…

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Posted in Harassment Training

The Tone Starts at the Top: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Sexual harassment is not a problem of the past. Lately, it seems that not a week goes by without another news report on allegations of…

contractor liable for subcontractor wage theft
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Posted in Compensation

A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. This…

age discrimination, older workers
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Posted in Discrimination

50th Anniversary of Age Discrimination Protections

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibiting age bias against workers 40 years of age and…