WORKPLACE LAW -New Law Regarding Sexual Harassment

Question: I read about a new law related to sexual harassment in the workplace. Does this new law…


WORKPLACE LAW -Age Discriminationand Retire Health Benefit Packages

Question: I understand that in 2000, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that if an employer…


WORKPLACE LAW -Minimizing Legal Risk When Hiring

Question: I hear about lawsuits involving the hiring process. How can I structure my hiring…


WORKPLACE LAW -Equal EmploymentOpportunity Commission Enforcement Priorities

Question: Several fellow business owners I know feel they are being “targeted” for investigations…


WORKPLACE LAW -Equal EmploymentBenefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Question: I am confused about the recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings involving same-sex spouses.…


WORKPLACE LAW -Posting Notice on Human Trafficking

Question: I own a bar in Monterey. I heard that there is a new requirement for us to post a…


WORKPLACE LAW -New Definition of “Breach” Under HIPAA Privacy Rules

Question: I am a covered health care provider subject to the Health Insurance Portability and…


WORKPLACE LAW -Working from Home during Family or Medical Leave

Question: Can my employees work from home while they are out on a family or medical leave of…


WORKPLACE LAW -Hiring Minors to Sell Candy

Question: Everyone tells me that I make wonderful candy. I’d like to start up my own business out…


WORKPLACE LAW -Workplace Policies on Employee Discussions

Question: My family has owned our business for over 50 years. In the beginning, only family…


WORKPLACE LAW -Are You Using the Proper Form I-9?

Question: I complete a Form I-9 for each employee I hire. I have heard that there are new…


WORKPLACE LAW -Hiring Employees for a New Business

Question: I have decided to start my own business and plan to hire four or five employees. What…