Category: Workplace Policies

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DACA Decision: California Employer Update

The Supreme Court’s recent denial of a Trump administration bid to expedite a legal challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program means,…

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Posted in General Workplace Policies

Corporate Whistleblowers Must First See the SEC

On February 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that employees complaining of securities or other corporate fraud under the Dodd-Frank Act must first…

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Californians Can Legally Buy Weed But Employers Can Still Keep a Drug-Free Workplace

This week, California businesses began to legally sell recreational marijuana in California. More than 400 state licenses have been issued so far, but the rollout…

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Reminder: Current Drug Use Not Protected Under ADA

A recent federal court decision is a good reminder that applicants or employees who currently use illegal drugs or marijuana or abuse alcohol are not…

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Posted in Posters and Notices Workplace Policies

Mandatory Poster and Education Requirements for California Barbering and Cosmetology Licensees July 1

To address workplace violations at California salons, California enacted two pieces of legislation that would provide salon workers, such as nail salon workers, with information…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Closed for Memorial Day? Paying Wages to Employees

If an employer is closed on a payday that falls on a holiday listed in the California Government Code, such as Memorial Day, the employer…

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Posted in Time Off Workplace Policies

California Supreme Court Decides Important “One Day’s Rest in Seven” Questions

Under California law, employees are entitled to “one day’s rest in seven.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Today, the California Supreme Court answered three…

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Posted in Discrimination Workplace Policies

70 Is the New 65: Is the Retirement Age Increasing?

Thirty percent of U.S. workers ages 60 and older don’t plan to retire until age 70 or older, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. Another…

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CalChamber Releases 2017 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released its annual list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 23 proposed measures…

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Posted in Discrimination Workplace Policies

Transgender Regulations On the Move

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) proposed amendments in 2016 to state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations to specifically address protections for…