WORKPLACE LAW – Legal Issues and Best Practices for Using Personality Tests and Algorithm-Assisted Hiring

Question: I hired several temporary seasonal workers, and based on prior experience expect some…


WORKPLACE LAW – Effect of Raising the Minimum Wage

Question: I recall that the minimum wage is going up soon.  I’m confused because I also keep…


WORKPLACE LAW – Tips and Legal Considerations for Holiday Parties

Question: I’m planning a holiday party for my employees in December. I’d like to thank staff for…


WORKPLACE LAW - Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace

Question: What do I do if my employee comes to work under the influence of marijuana?  What if the…


WORKPLACE LAW-E-Verify and Employment Eligibility Procedures

Question: Can I use E-Verify to re-verify and make sure my existing employees are authorized to…


WORKPLACE LAW -California’s Fair Pay Act

Question: I have seen references in the news to a new equal pay law in California. Doesn’t…


WORKPLACE LAW -What are my obligations in serving customers who do not speak English?

Question: I recently had a customer come into my business who did not speak English. What are my…


WORKPLACE LAW -Safe Compliance with a Sea of Employee Record Retention Laws

Question: My mid-sized retail company is trying to streamline some of the policies and procedures…


WORKPLACE LAW -What new laws are on the horizon for 2016?

Question: I am still trying to adjust to California’s new sick leave law. Are there more major…


WORKPLACE LAW -What forms should I have in my new hire packet?

Question: My company has just hired a new employee and I want to make sure I do things right. What…


WORKPLACE LAW -Abusive Conduct and Bullying in the Workplace

Question: I know California has a new law regarding “abusive conduct” in the workplace, but I heard…


WORKPLACE LAW -Avoiding Discrimination in Job Postings

Question: I am a business owner looking to hire a tech savvy employee to assist my company with…