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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2019 – ROUNDING UP EMPLOYERS TO KNOW THE CHANGES IN THE LAW

Annual Employment Law Seminar Final Session is Friday, February 22 In a one-day session, employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current workplace law from a management perspective, including the significant changes for 2019 in California. The seminar is a must for all business owners, executives and personnel management staff, […]

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ENSURE YOUR EMPLOYMENT LEGAL BASICS ARE SECURE

Model Employee Handbook and Hire-to-Fire Forms Updated for 2019 On the notion that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, we are encouraging our clients to become well educated and to implement forms and policies that will greatly improve a company’s legal protection in employment screening, hiring, training, terminations, and other related […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2019 – THE LEGAL ESSENTIALS FOR WORKFORCE MANAGEMENT

Annual Employment Law Seminar Final Session is Friday, February 22 In a one-day session, employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current workplace law from a management perspective, including the significant changes for 2019 in California. The seminar is a must for all business owners, executives and personnel management staff, […]

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CAUTIONARY TALES EPISODE 24

Unpaid Wages and Attempt to Evade Consequences Result in Seizure of Owners’ Assets   Continuing to target restaurants and other industries under its Wage Theft Is a Crime program, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) has taken action against the Mango Gardens restaurant chain. In 2015 following a referral from Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2019 – KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Master Employment Law Seminar for Managers: Session Upcoming Friday, January 18, 2019 2019 brings yet more significant changes in California workplace laws. Over a day-long session in mid-January and again in February, labor and employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current workplace law from a management perspective, including the […]

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What’s New for 2019 –CALIFORNIA’S ZERO TOLERANCE PROTECTIONS AGAINST WORKPLACE HARASSMENT

The Expanding Meaning of “Zero Tolerance” The #MeToo movement has prompted the California Legislature to expand employer liability for harassment of employees and other specified persons effective January 1, 2019, making it far easier for workers to sue and bring their cases to trial. Release and Waiver Agreements Prohibited: Except for certain negotiated settlement agreements […]

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WHAT’S NEW FOR 2019 – PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS NEW 2019 OVERTIME EXEMPTION RATES

California Labor Code section 515.6 exempts certain licensed physicians and surgeons from overtime compensation if they receive set minimum hourly compensation. Effective January 1, 2019, the California Department of Industrial Relations is increasing the minimum from $79.39 to $82.72 per hour, up from $79.39, effective January 1, 2019. To avoid California’s requirements to pay overtime premium […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2019 – A LIGHT THROUGH THE ROCKS AND SHOALS

Annual Seminar for Employers Covering Employment Legal Essentials and New Workplace Laws for 2019 2019 brings yet more significant changes in California workplace laws. Over a day-long session in mid-January and again in February, labor and employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current workplace law from a management perspective, […]

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CAUTIONARY TALES EPISODE 23

Construction Accidents Kill Two with Resulting Large Fines against the Employers Two recent Cal/OSHA cases underscore the need for effective safety measures, especially in hazardous conditions. Cal/OSHA cited two employers after an employee of each died as the result of a trench collapse. In April 2018, Bay Construction Co. was installing underground pump equipment at […]

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