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image No matter how amazing your products or services are, a toxic company culture can create high turnover and low morale, ultimately disrupting business and causing clients and customers to look elsewhere to meet their needs. As an employer, you can be proactive and take steps to influence and reinforce a positive company culture before any […] continue reading this post


Federal and state labor laws have gone through many changes over the last year that are and will continue to impact workplace policies and procedures throughout the coming months and years. It’s critical for employers to make sure they are on top of the latest workplace laws and regulations in order to avoid costly fines […] continue reading this post


As a result of Senate Bill Number 3 (SB-3), California has begun its ascent to reach a $15 minimum wage by the year 2022. However, Los Angeles put in place its own minimum wage ordinances, which will outpace the State’s increase beginning on July 1st, 2017. California’s minimum wage recently reached $10.50 on January 1st, […] continue reading this post


image In a recent ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) determined that restaurant chain In-N-Out Burger’s uniform policy – which restricts employees from wearing buttons, pins, or stickers on their uniforms – violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act. The burger chain argued that special circumstances justified their policy, specifically that the lack […] continue reading this post


When an FMLA violation occurs, typically the business owner is the responsible party. But according to the terms used in the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA,) “employer” is a bit of a broader term. According to the Glossary of Terms Used in the FMLA: “Any person who acts, directly or indirectly, in the interest […] continue reading this post