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Updated 2023 Laws for California Employers

Updated 2023 Laws for California Employers

Join Our November 17th ZOOM Webcast: New 2023 Legal & Compliance Laws Employers Must Know Extended COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Policies Regarding Marijuana Testing CA Consumer Privacy Bereavement Leave Cal-Savers Expanded Law on “Pay Transparency" Fast Food Employers...

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The 8 Biggest Remote-Work Compensation Considerations

The 8 Biggest Remote-Work Compensation Considerations

Communicate a Consistent Remote-Work Pay Policy to Employees By Danielle Hultenius Moore and J. Hagood Tighe © Fisher Philips October 12, 2022 Like many employers, you may have shifted to a remote work or hybrid model allowing employees to work from home full time or...

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Violence in the Workplace

Violence in the Workplace

Cindy Williams, Managing Partner at CalWorkSafety & HR was a presenter on October 26th, entitled Violence in the workplace, for Jevon Thomas’ bimonthly cocktail networking event in Irvine, CA. Cindy shared timely and extremely important information regarding...

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COVID-19 Close Contact Definition Changed

COVID-19 Close Contact Definition Changed

James W. Ward  October 14, 2022 HR Watchdog On October 13, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an order updating the definition for “close contact” as it relates to the CDPH isolation and quarantine requirements for individuals infected or...

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Investigations In The Workplace

Investigations In The Workplace

Please Join Our October 20, 2022 ZOOM Webcast: Employers Have An Affirmative Duty To Investigate In Many Instances Including: Civil Rights & Anti-Discrimination laws – Employers must investigate & take prompt remedial action Health & Safety laws –...

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New California Laws

New California Laws

Read more about the new laws affecting employers in California. California Expands Who an Employee Can Care for Under the CFRA and California Paid Sick Leave Law Beginning January 1, 2023, employees throughout California will be able to use sick leave or take leave...

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High Times Ahead for Employers in California

High Times Ahead for Employers in California

By Ellen E. Cohen & Kishaniah Dhamodaran on September 19, 2022 Jackson Lewis On September 18, 2022, Governor Newsom signed California Assembly Bill (AB) 2188, which makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a person in hiring, termination, or any...

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How to Confront Bullying Behavior at Work

How to Confront Bullying Behavior at Work

by Brittney Maxfield September 14, 2022 Dear Crucial Skills, I work with a senior employee who is passive-aggressive, interrupts the boss, pontificates, challenges direction he does not agree with, and diminishes team morale. I’d like to talk with him about this, but...

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