Independent Contractor Classification Legislation

Question:  I read your newsletter about the court case involving independent contractors, but now…


CALSAVERS: RETIREMENT PLANNING MADE EASY

Question: Is it mandatory to provide a retirement plan for all of my employees?   Answer: Not…


Changes to California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Law

Changes to California’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Law By Sara Boyns On August…


CalSavers: Retirement Planning Made Easy

CalSavers: Retirement Planning Made Easy By Susannah L. Ashton What is CalSavers? As of July 1,…


Background Check Requirements

Question: I own a company where my employees have to enter the homes of my clients. Can I have…


Employers EEOC Pay Data Reporting Due September 1, 2019

Question: I run a business with over 100 employees and I am confused about the pay data I have to…


New Law Banning Discrimination Based on Natural Hairstyles

Question: My business has a grooming policy that requires our employees to maintain a professional…


Summertime and the Living is Easy

Question: Each summer my employees’ clothing becomes more casual.  How can I ensure my employees…


Student Loan Assistance

Question:  I am considering unique ways to attract qualified employees to my company.  Can I offer…


Travel Time Pay

  Question: Due to the U.S. Open traffic this weekend I expect it will take my employees…


Can Accrued Vacation Time Requests Be Denied?

Question:  I offer my full time employees paid vacation benefits.  Some of my employees have asked…


Workplace Implications of Emerging Consumer Privacy Laws

Question:  Someone told me that California has a new privacy law.  What does this mean for my…