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African Human Rights Leadership Campaign Origins, 2006-2007

African Human Rights Leadership Campaign Origins, 2006-2007 If ten years back, a soothsayer had projected I would shortly be neck-deep in a growing peace and conflict transformation leadership training initiative in Africa, I would have terminated that person’s employment for excessive hallucinations.   Yet, in 2010, we are in our fifth year of innovation on just […]

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March 2010 Sex Harassment Training Seminar

March 2010 Sex Harassment Training Seminar California law (AB 1825) requires California employers with 50 or more employees or independent contractors to provide mandatory sexual harassment prevention and investigation training to their supervisors every two years.  Newly hired supervisors who have not otherwise received this training during the preceding two year period or individuals who […]

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NEW California Civil Air Patrol Leave For Emergency Missions

NEW California Civil Air Patrol Leave FOR EMERGENCY MISSIONS Effective January 1, 2010, the Civil Air Patrol Employment Protection Act (new Labor Code Sections 1500 through 1507) requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide ten days or more of unpaid leave per year for volunteer members of the California Civil Air Patrol Wing […]

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Are Off The Clock Lawsuits Heading Into Overtime?

Are Off The Clock Lawsuits Heading Into Overtime? We are noticing an increasing number of wage and hour lawsuits filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Central District (downtown Los Angeles).  Although such lawsuits often involve allegations of meal and rest break violations, several employment law firms are now predicting the focus will shift to […]

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AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS LEADERSHIP CAMPAIGN

AFRICAN HUMAN RIGHTS LEADERSHIP CAMPAIGN AN INTRODUCTION Stemming from my lifelong interest in international law and development, the African Human Rights Leadership Campaign is a pro bono project of Youth for Human Rights International to train young leaders in African countries for human rights advocacy and the eradication of human rights abuses in their lifetimes. […]

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Cal/OSHA Injury and Illness Summary

Cal/OSHA Injury and Illness Summary Must Be Posted February 1, 2010 Employers must provide a safe work environment for their employees.  The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970 requires some employers to prepare and maintain logs of work-related injuries and illnesses.  The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is tasked with overseeing […]

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