Workplace Implications of Emerging Consumer Privacy Laws

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


Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Prevention Training Now Required for All California Employers

In September 2018, Governor Brown signed SB 1343, which expands mandatory sexual harassment…


California Workplace Privacy Rights

Question: What privacy rights do my employees have and how can I comply with the laws protecting…


WORKPLACE LAW - Risks of Using Social Media to Screen Applicants

Question: As a small employer, I do not perform pre-hire background checks, but I have been…


WORKPLACE LAW - Cell Phones at Work

QUESTION: My company restricts employee use of personal cell phones while on duty. This policy does…


WORKPLACE LAW - Sexual Harassment and Defamation

Question: In my job as a supervisor, I received a complaint that one of the employees I supervise…


WORKPLACE LAW - Update to Employer Response to Immigration Audit

Question: I read in a recent Workplace Law article that I cannot voluntarily consent to an ICE…


WORKPLACE LAW - Expanding Flexibility in Employee Handbooks

Question: I am drafting an employee handbook for my business. I keep reading about new NLRB…


NEWSLETTER - Game Changer: Do you use Independent Contractors?

Do you use Independent Contractors? Make sure they are properly classified under new game changing…


WORKPLACE LAW - Options to Consider When an Employee Gives Notice

Question: One of my employees recently gave his two-weeks’ notice after informing me that he is…


WORKPLACE LAW - Heat Illness Prevention

QUESTION: My company has a Heat Illness Prevention Plan in accordance with Cal/OSHA requirements,…


WORKPLACE LAW - New Regulations Regarding National Origin Discrimination

Question: My business employs people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. I heard California has…