Tag: retaliation

New Employment Laws Starting in 2024
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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) General Posters and Notices Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

New Employment Laws Starting in 2024

This year’s legislative session ended with a flurry and, as usual, hundreds of bills were sent to California Governor Newsom’s desk, many of which impact…

Medical Certification Important for Workers’ Comp Claim Absences
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Posted in Workers' Compensation

Medical Certification Important for Workers’ Comp Claim Absences

We have an employee with an active workers’ compensation claim. We agreed with the employee that he would work a normal 40-hour-per-week schedule with exceptions…

Key Employment Law Bills Awaiting Gubernatorial Action, Part 2
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Posted in General

Key Employment Law Bills Awaiting Gubernatorial Action, Part 2

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, employment law expert Matthew Roberts and Chris Micheli, partner with Aprea & Micheli, Inc., join up again to give…

bereavement leave
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Posted in Time Off

New Bereavement Leave Requirements for Private, Public Employers

What are the requirements of California’s new bereavement leave law? With 2023 in full swing, many employers are reviewing and updating employee handbooks and policies….

EEOC Charge Data
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Posted in Discrimination

EEOC FY 2021 Charge Data, Mediation Program Studies

Retaliation was, once again, the number one filed charge in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Fiscal Year 2021 charge data; it was included in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off

Don’t Deny Vacation Due to Recent Use of COVID Sick Leave

My employee used most of her COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave over the last couple of weeks. Now she wants to take a week’s vacation….

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Posted in Discrimination

What to Do When an Employee Complains About ‘Discrimination’

An employee complained to me that a coworker frequently yells at the employee for parking in the wrong spot and says that the coworker is…

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Posted in Discrimination

Retaliation, Disability Top Workplace Discrimination Charges

In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 67,448 workplace discrimination charges — and, once again, retaliation was the most…

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Posted in Compensation Final Paycheck Termination Workplace Safety

Retaliation, Wage Theft Top Recent California Labor Commissioner Citations

Although the California Labor Commissioner has allocated many resources to enforcing COVID-19-related infractions during the pandemic, that doesn’t mean it’s turned a blind eye to…

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Posted in General

New California Employment Laws Effective Now, Coming January 1

It’s the first day of October, which means the leaves are starting to turn red and orange, pumpkin spice is everywhere, everyone is looking longingly…