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CA Legislators Approve New Workplace Injury Reporting Requirements

On August 12, 2019 California legislators approved a new bill mandating immediate reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses through a new reporting system established by the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) Division of Occupational Safety and...

Oregon Passes Mandatory 12 Week Paid Family Leave

On July 1st of this year, Oregon became the eighth state in the country to pass legislation mandating paid family leave (PFL). Gov. Kate Brown signed the bill into law, requiring employers in the state to provide 12 weeks of paid family or medical leave to employees...

5 Reasons California Employees Sue Their Employers

With labor laws in California heavily favoring employees, and settlements in the state often reaching into the millions of dollars, employment lawsuits have become more commonplace than ever before. It’s clear that there are certain claims that are more common than...

5 Ways HR Outsourcing Helps Your Small Business Grow

When trying to grow your business, keeping costs down are a major focus. A full HR department or dedicated HR staff can be too costly for a small or medium sized business to afford, but do-it-yourself HR management can be time-consuming; and costly in a different kind...

Top 5 Management Mistakes Your Staff Might Already Be Making

Today’s employment cases are seeing judgments and settlements into the millions, so it’s crucial to ensure your management and supervisory staff aren’t making any of these costly mistakes. Managers need to be as close-to-perfect as possible, because even a seemingly...

Workplace Retaliation – Stop, Think, Comply!

Retaliation is defined as any “adverse action” taken against an employee that complains about discrimination or harassment. Additionally, retaliation can also be any action taken by an employer or supervisor that might deter another employee in the same situation from...

California Moves Toward a Statewide Individual Mandate

In response to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which eliminated the federal individual mandate penalty  the California Assembly passed a bill to create a statewide individual mandate instead. AB 414 was passed to establish the California Health Care Coverage Shared...

8 Common Employee Handbook Mistakes

Having clear and concise policies for employees is essential in keeping the workplace a safe and productive place. This firmly sets the expectations for employee performance and conduct to help prevent misunderstandings and resolve disputes before they can escalate....