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NEW HEAT ILLNESS PREVENTION MEASURES NOW IN PLACE

New heat illness prevention regulations have been adopted by the California Office of Administrative Law. They are in effect as of May 1, 2015. Our earlier blog, Heat Illness Prevention Amendments Are Likely to Take Effect May 1, 2015 provides details of what the new regulations require. The new regulation applies to all outdoor places […]

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CITY OF LOS ANGELES MINIMUM WAGE INCREASING FROM 2016 TO 2020

On May 19, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council approved Motion 4E, providing annual minimum wage increases for employees in the City of Los Angeles up to $15.00 in 2020. The measure applies to all employers, but implementation is delayed for employers having no more than 25 employees. Non-profits with more than 25 employees may […]

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WHEN DOES THE WORKDAY END?

U.S. Supreme Court Finds An Employer Need Not Pay Wages for Mandatory End-of-the-Day Security Checks Under federal law, employees may or may not earn wages for preliminary actions at the beginning or “postliminary” activities at the close of a work day. The issue is determined on close attention to the context on a case-by-case basis. […]

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EMPLOYERS DUTIES TO REASONABLY ACCOMODATE WORKER DISABILITIES

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) prohibits companies employing five or more persons from: 1) discriminating against an employee due to his or her physical disability; 2) failing to make reasonable accommodation for a worker’s known physical disability; 3) failing to engage in a prompt and good faith interactive process with a disabled employee […]

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FORUM ON HUNGER AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Saturday, July 30, 2011 9:30 A.M. – NOON Youth for Human Rights International presents: REVERSING HUNGER with Irving Sarnoff Founder, Friends of the United Nations Admission Free. Donations Accepted. Brunch, with presentations and panel to follow. Where: Church of Scientology of Pasadena 35 S. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 792-7533 RSVP: Michele Kirkland (323) 663-5797 director@youthforhumanrights.org […]

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