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Paid Sick Leave Still Contagious Across the Nation

April 5, 2017

Paid Sick Leave Still Contagious Across the Nation Changes in employment law tend to occur in waves, as different states create their own legislation on whatever topic has come into the public eye. Unfortunately, sometimes these trends take on momentum and start spreading more like a virus. In recent years, paid sick leave laws have…

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New “Cure Window” Opens for Some California Paystub Violations

October 30, 2015

New “Cure Window” Opens for Some California Paystub Violations Here’s (a little) respite for California employers: A 33 day “cure period” that will allow you a window of time to correct some of the most common wage statement / paystub violations. This is new training for all California practices, regardless of your number of employees….

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California, It Could Have Been Worse

September 2, 2015

It seems like we’re always delivering bad news to hyper-regulated California employers, so we thought it would be nice to brighten their day for a change. Here are two CA employment bills that DIDN’T become laws this year.

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Have You Misclassified Your Independent Contractors?

December 19, 2014

Have You Misclassified Your Independent Contractors? We see employees misclassified as independent contractors all the time as we deal with medical and especially dental practices. With that in mind, I want to comment on a recent case where I think it’s worth noting the court’s comments and some sage legal commentary (I’ll link you to…

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Even SpaceX is Vulnerable to California Employment Law

August 14, 2014

Even SpaceX is Vulnerable to California Employment Law They say misery loves company, and in California, it loves companies. It never ceases to amaze me that any employer who dares to work in the Golden State would not know about the convoluted California employment laws governing everything from how many hours employees can work per…

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Employment Lawsuits Infographic: The Sky’s NOT the Limit

May 7, 2014

Employment Lawsuits Infographic: The Sky’s NOT the Limit The number and costs of employment lawsuits have both been skyrocketing for years, but did you know the situation was literally out of this world? Check out CEDR’s new infographic, and prepare to be amazed! These are only a FEW of the scary statistics we come across…

Is this woman a volunteer if she was paid?

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway

November 21, 2013

Employee Volunteers Might Cost You Anyway…Even if it’s for Charity I can hear your indignation now: Do I really have to pay my volunteers? Why would I have to pay a volunteer? It’s charity, for Frank’s sake! What kind of world is this, anyway?! When it comes to answering whether your team can agree to work…