The California Legislature is considering two bills that would create more burden and exposure to employers in the State. One bill, AB 2416, would allow employees to place a wage lien on property owned by the employer for wages, penalties, interest and the cost of the lien. The lien could even be placed on the.. read more →

17 Dec 2013
December 17, 2013

2014 New Employment Laws

December 17, 2013 0 Comment

2014 New Employment Laws The California legislature was busy again this year, passing many new employment related laws. Here is a list of several new laws that may affect your business: 1. Military or veteran status is now a class protected from discrimination under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. 2. Volunteer firefighters, reserve.. read more →

15 Oct 2013
October 15, 2013

New Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

October 15, 2013 0 Comment

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a law that will make it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees who are victims of domestic violence or those who are experiencing stalking or sexual assault. Under the law, employers cannot terminate or discriminate against an employee because he or she has been a victim. The employer will.. read more →

20 Sep 2013
September 20, 2013

Protect Yourself And Your Business …

September 20, 2013 0 Comment

Protect Yourself and Your Business By Means Of A Comprehensive Employment Practices Review      In light of initiatives by both the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to aggressively investigate and enforce wage and hour laws, employers must take proactive steps to ensure their policies and practices.. read more →

15 Jan 2013
January 15, 2013

New Employment Laws for 2013

January 15, 2013 0 Comment

The California legislature is always busy making new laws. And making laws that impact employers seems to be a favorite. Here is a rundown of several new laws that affect employers for 2013. 1. Social Media Access California employers are now forbidden from requiring or requesting current employees or applicants to (a) reveal their username.. read more →