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NO BASE LIKE HOME

When Interstate Transport Workers are Entitled to California Paycheck Protections While each state has the power to set wage and other workplace standards for labor performed within its borders, that authority can blur when truckers and passenger carrier personnel divide their work time between the states. On several suits by pilots and flight attendants, the […]

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NOW WHAT?

California Requirements to Avoid Employee Heat Illness in Time of Face Mask With temperatures rising to summer levels in parts of the state, employer obligations to protect outdoor workers from heat-related illnesses, beginning at 80 degrees Fahrenheit, come into force. Areas not yet reaching that threshold should prepare for the heat to come. Particularly with […]

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WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION: OLD DEFINITION NEW MEANING

The Supreme Court’s “Unexpected” Expansion of Equal Rights for Gay and Transgender Employees The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is America’s foremost protection against employment discrimination (also known as “Title VII”). Yet, for more than five decades, courts have applied this law to preserve such “equal rights” only for some, and decidedly not for homosexual or transgender persons. No […]

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WHAT’S NEW IN 2020 – Organ Donor Leave Expanded

Effective January 1, 2020 California law requires employers with 15 or more on payroll to provide paid organ donor leave to any employee undergoing such procedures. Beginning January 1, 2020, employers must also provide additional unpaid time off up to a total of 30 business days for organ donor leave. Thus, any employee undergoing an […]

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Black History Month: Dream + Courage = Reality

Asa Philip Randolph, 1963 March on Washington, August 28, 1963, Leads to the First National Anti-Discrimination Protection Over 200,000 demonstrators took part in the August 28, 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  The event’s impact – famously known for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech – lead to the […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2020 – GROUND RULES SCHOOL

Annual Seminar for Employers Covering Employment Legal Essentials and New Workplace Laws for 2020  February 28, 2020 Reserve your seat today! With this week’s session sold out, Tim Bowles will deliver his new year labor and employment law seminar once more.  Over a full day, Tim will cover the span of current workplace law from […]

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WHAT’S NEW IN 2020 – FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Higher Workplace Standards to Assist Lactating Moms Since 2002, California has required employers to provide their lactating employees with reasonable time and adequate space to express breast milk.  Effective January 1, 2020, Senate Bill (SB) 142 requires a clean, private and safe workplace location for the activity and a written lactation accommodation policy.  Significant penalties […]

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WHAT’S NEW IN 2020 – TIME’S UP, EXTENDED

Longer Three-Year Deadline For Initiating Discrimination Claims Targets of workplace discrimination, harassment and retaliation prohibited by California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) now have three years (up from the previous one year) to file a claim with California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) against the subject employer. A person claiming such wrongful […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2020

SCIENTIA EST POTENTIA (Knowledge is Power) Attend the Annual Employment Law Seminar Covering Employment Legal Essentials and New Workplace Laws for 2020 Over a day-long session in January and again in February, employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current workplace law from a management perspective, going over the significant […]

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FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN 2020!

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS: Annual Employment Law Seminar Covers the New and Enduring Workplace Essentials California governor Gavin Newsom signed 870 bills into law this year, many of which will affect this state’s employers. Over a day-long session in January and again in February, employment law specialist Tim Bowles will cover the structure and span of current […]

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