WORKPLACE LAW -Paying Out-of-State Employees for Working Overtime in California

Question: As a human resources manager for a nationwide business headquartered in California, I…


WORKPLACE LAW -Employing Minors

Question: I am in my first year of teaching at a local public high school. One of my students,…


WORKPLACE LAW -California's Heat Illness Regulations

Question: I have a number of employees who work outside either part or most of the workday. Does…


WORKPLACE LAW -Preventing Sexual Harassment

Sara Boyns is resuming the Workplace Law column formerly written by her friend and colleague…


WORKPLACE LAW -Inspection of Personnel Records

Question: An employee has demanded copies of all documents in his personnel file. What should I…


WORKPLACE LAW -2011 Workplace Posters

Question: Every year I worry that our workplace does not have all of the required posters in…


WORKPLACE LAW - Employer’s duty to reportworkplace injuries to Cal/OSHA

Question: I recently moved to California to take a job as a human resources manager. My first…


WORKPLACE LAW - Reducing LiabilityWhen Discharging An Employee

Question: One of my employees has been having performance issues since his first day of work. I…


WORKPLACE LAW -Union Rights

Question: I have heard that there is a new rule that requires me to put up a poster to inform my…


WORKPLACE LAW -Kind Gesture or Sexual Harassment?

Question: I have been the only male in my small office for the past few years. The last time…


WORKPLACE LAW -I-9 Audits: How Is Your Immigration IMAGE?

Question: I am the human resources manager at my company, and am interested in learning more…


WORKPLACE LAW - Don’t Be In The DarkAbout Paying Wages During Power Outages

Question: With the heavy rain and thunderstorms we’ve recently had in this area, I am concerned…