WORKPLACE LAW - Minimum Wage Changes in 2017

Question: What changes are coming to California’s minimum wage in 2017? Answer: Pursuant to a…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Year - New Hires: I-9 Documentation

Question: Business has picked up significantly and I want to start the New Year with new employees…


WORKPLACE LAW - Responding to and Preventing Cyber Attacks in the Workplace

Question: My IT director just notified me that my company’s network has been hacked. After some…


WORKPLACE LAW - Leave for Victims of Domestic Violence

Question: Do I have the right to take time off work to protect myself or my children from domestic…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Requirements for Businesses with Single User Restrooms

Question: I am a local small business owner. Business has been great and I am currently building…


WORKPLACE LAW - Political Speech in the Workplace

Question: I have an employee that is very passionate about politics and routinely shares his…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Overtime Rules for Agricultural Workers

Question: I own a small family farm. We employ seasonal workers and I am wondering if this new…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Salary Requirement for Exempt Employees Effective December 1, 2016, Are You Ready?

Question: I read that the Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently changed the federal overtime laws.…


WORKPLACE LAW - Promising Practices for Preventing National Origin Discrimination

Question: A lot of conversation is occurring in my workplace about immigration and national origin.…


WORKPLACE LAW - Pokemon Go in the Workplace

Question: Since Pokémon Go came out, my employees have been playing the game when business is slow,…


WORKPLACE LAW – Fantasy Sports in the Workplace

Question: I recently had an employee ask for permission to host a fantasy football league in the…


WORKPLACE LAW – I-9

Question: I just hired a new employee and when I gave him a Form I-9 to complete, I noticed that it…