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REQUIRED FMLA POSTER CHANGE

Employers with 50 or More Workers Beginning March 8, 2013, employers with 50 or more employees and subject to the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must display a new poster.  The change is prompted by new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. This new “Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical […]

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BRINKER DECISION AND REST PERIODS

California Employers Get a Break The California Supreme Court has recently clarified this state’s workplace rest period laws.  Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court (Hohnbaum) (April 12, 2012). California law requires employers to provide their hourly employees with one paid 10-minute rest break for every four hours worked or “major fraction thereof.”  The Court confirmed […]

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TOP NEW CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR 2012

Over the past several months, we have been alerting our readers to important California labor laws new in 2012.  Here’s a summary: California’s Wage Theft Prevention Act; Employers Must Supply an Additional Detailed Written Notice to Most New Hires: In addition to existing written notification requirements (including rights to equal employment opportunity, minimum wage and […]

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IMMIGRATION LAW REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYERS

Federal law requires every employer hiring any individual in the United States to verify the prospect’s identity and employment authorization through completion of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. An employer must complete an I-9 form for every person hired,  even if there’s just one employee in the business.   It is improper for a company to […]

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