Posts Tagged ‘age discrimination’

California employers should review their pre-employment practices, including job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries, before July 1.

New California FEHA Regulations for Pre-Employment Practices Start July 1

New Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) regulations clarify what pre-employment practices (like job applications, advertisements and pre-employment inquiries) constitute age and religious creed based employment discrimination. The new regulations don’t go into effect until July 1, 2020, but employers should review their pre-employment practices ahead of time, especially as employers may be increasing recruiting […]

5 May 20 - Discrimination - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

New Employment Regulations Expected in 2020

Along with the numerous new laws that hit the books in 2020, employers can expect new employment regulations to take effect later this year. The Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has two rulemaking actions in progress that include proposed regulations for the New Parent Leave Act (NPLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), criminal […]

26 Feb 20 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

Ageism in the Workplace: Prevent Liability by Focusing on Abilities, Not Age

In today’s modern workforce, it’s not uncommon to find employees from a number of generations in a single company. In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank talks with employment law expert Jennifer Shaw about the pitfalls of age-based stereotyping, succession planning and mandatory retirement. ‘Stereotypes on Both […]

27 Sep 19 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Asking an Older Employee If He Plans on Retiring Soon

Our employee is over 65 years old and he seems shaky physically; it is taking him longer and longer to get his job duties done. Can we address his physical symptoms and/or ask him if he’s likely to retire soon? Recent studies have shown that employees are retiring later in life for a number of […]

13 May 19 - Discrimination - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »