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Think You Can Handle HR Not With These New CA Laws Being an employer keeps getting more complicated for California business owners. The ever-changing landscape of California employment law can make it seem impossible to ensure that your business remains in compliance with hundreds of state, local and federal regulations while also remaining profitable and just getting home from work at a decent time. Trying to […] continue reading this post


Local Businesses: Employees or 1099 Contractors? Using independent contractors is becoming a lot less attractive to employers. In May of this year, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that made the already challenging task of deciding whether to classify a worker as an employee or an independent contractor even more difficult. In their ruling, the court adopted the “ABC” test […] continue reading this post


California Companies Pay Millions in Sexual Harassment Settlements Two large California Companies have been hit hard by sexual harassment lawsuits this year. Irvine-based call center giant, Alorica Inc., agreed to pay $3.5 million dollars and Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay agreed to pay $850,000 in recent settlement cases brought on by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Earlier this year, Alorica […] continue reading this post


California SB 1343 Mandates Sexual Harassment Training for Smaller Employers Employers of all sizes in California will need to ramp up their sexual harassment prevention training in 2019, thanks to a new law signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Brown signed SB 1343, a bill that adds new requirements for Sexual Harassment Training into law, on September 30th, 2018. Currently, only employers with 50 or more […] continue reading this post


Jerry Brown Passes SB 826 For California business owners, employment practices liability is a major concern. According to the most current data on employment charge activity from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), California employers have a 46% higher chance of employment practices-related litigation above the national average. One of the reasons for this is that many of the California […] continue reading this post