Posts Tagged ‘workplace policies’

Addressing Workplace Romances After #MeToo

The #MeToo movement has shined a much-needed light on unwanted and unwelcome conduct in the workplace, but consensual romantic workplace relationships continue to be a murkier topic for employers. One major fast food chain’s CEO learned recently that even consensual, romantic workplace relationships can get employees into trouble. With most employees having participated in an office […]

18 Nov 19 - Workplace Policies - Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. - No CommentsRead More »

International Week of the Deaf and Day of Sign Languages Creates Awareness of Employer Reasonable Accommodation Obligations

September 23 is both the start of International Week of the Deaf, which increases support and awareness of the challenges individuals who are deaf face within the community and workplace, and the International Day of Sign Languages, which raises awareness of sign languages. This year’s theme is Sign Language Rights for All. A recent Equal […]

23 Sep 19 - Accessibility - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Employees Cannot Recover Wages Under PAGA

The California Supreme Court recently determined that employees cannot recover unpaid wages on behalf of themselves and other aggrieved employees under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) (ZB, N.A. and Zions Bancorporation v. Superior Court of San Diego County, No. S246711 (Cal. Sept. 12, 2019)). This ruling will limit employees’ ability to get around arbitration […]

18 Sep 19 - Workplace Policies - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

New Safety Regulations Employers May Need to Know

As the owner of a small manufacturing business, I would like to know if there are any new regulations being considered by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) that will affect my company. Since the beginning of 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has presented seven rulemaking packages for public comment. […]

27 Aug 19 - Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Best Time for Peak Productivity? Monday Mornings

Happy Monday morning! Right now, your employees are most likely at peak productivity since Monday and Tuesday mornings are the best time for employees to get a lot of work done, according to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps. More than half of the workers surveyed said their productivity peaks at the beginning of […]

19 Aug 19 - General - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »