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Employee Handbook Alert – New Law Requires Employers to Develop & Implement a Lactation Accommodation Policy

Question: Are there any new employment laws that will require me to revise my Employee Handbook in 2020? Answer: Yes. One of these new laws is Senate Bill (SB) 142, which expands lactation accommodation requirements for employees who wish to express breast milk during the work day.   This new law applies to all employers. There are two major implications…

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AB-1482: The So-Called “Tenant Protection Act of 2019”

Article by Tyler Moran Governor Newsom recently signed a bill which has the potential to change the entire landscape of…

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Save Your E-Verify Records

Article by Ashley Cameron Before the end of the year, employers are encouraged to download and save their E-Verify…

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California Supreme Court Resolves Fundamental CEQA Question

Article by Alex Lorca This important court decision provides clarity to public agencies, as well as developers, as to…

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Tis the Season for Holiday Pay?

Question: Now that the holiday season is upon us I plan to keep my coffee shop open on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and…

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AB 9 – Employment Discrimination Statute of Limitations Extension

Question:  An employee who quit over two years ago is now threatening to file a claim against my company for…

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The Golden Rule Applies to Workplaces Too

Question:  What is one of the best ways to avoid workplace lawsuits? Answer:  The answer is simple yet elusive in some…

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Independent Contractor Classification Legislation

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

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CALSAVERS: RETIREMENT PLANNING MADE EASY

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

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