December has started, and the holiday season is officially here. While you drink your peppermint latte and regret Black-Friday splurges, consider these five tips to avoid commonplace mistakes made by employers in December:
Even if an employee is on the naughty list, wait until a couple weeks into the new…Continue Reading Avoid Holiday Liability – 5 Tips for Employers in December
Brace yourself for more minimum wage increases.
The state’s minimum wage is going up on…Continue Reading Get Ready for More City Specific Minimum Wage Increases all over California in 2023
Leave it to California courts to deliver another setback to employers right before the holidays.Continue Reading Neutral Rounding Policies on Life Support
Privacy and cybersecurity are top of mind for many businesses operating in today’s world.
Please join attorneys from Fox Rothschild’s nationwide Privacy & Data Security Practice group for a program…Continue Reading Complimentary Webinar from Fox Rothschild: Building a Company Culture of Cyber Resiliency
Following a trend in California regarding increased leniency for those with conviction records, and ensuring that formerly incarcerated people are not unduly burdened by their past, Governor Newsom recently signed…Continue Reading Are Background Checks Worth It Anymore?
The Taxman Cometh: How to Handle an EDD Audit [Click Here if You Received an “Inquiry Regarding Records,” a “Preaudit Questionnaire,” or an “Information Sheet: Employment Tax Audit”]
The EDD is aggressively pursuing unemployment tax audits aimed at evaluating potential independent contractor misclassification. Presumably due to the overwhelming financial burden the pandemic imposed, the EDD is pursuing these…Continue Reading The Taxman Cometh: How to Handle an EDD Audit [Click Here if You Received an “Inquiry Regarding Records,” a “Preaudit Questionnaire,” or an “Information Sheet: Employment Tax Audit”]
How many times does an employee just call (or text) that they are not coming in? Not feeling well? Something vague. Then months (or years) later, the employer gets a…Continue Reading Time to Revisit “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Practices for Employee Absences
On September 29, 2022, Governor Newsom signed AB 984 into law, allowing for digital license plates (i.e. “alternative devices”). The futuristic plates can display different messages in emergency situations and…Continue Reading Digital License Plates – A Privacy Nightmare for Employers
Three bills signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week once again modify employers’ obligations to California employees who are exposed to or contract COVID-19. The most important aspects of this…Continue Reading Employers’ COVID-19-Related Obligations Change Under New Legislation
California Employers Banned from Retaliating Against Employees for Refusing to Report to Work During Emergency Conditions
With so many natural disasters in the news, it is no surprise that California is taking steps to protect employees who are subject to them. Last week, California’s Governor Gavin…Continue Reading California Employers Banned from Retaliating Against Employees for Refusing to Report to Work During Emergency Conditions
In 2021, the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”) faced a major overhaul. Now, additional changes signed into law last week by Governor Newsom will expand employer obligations. Effective January…Continue Reading Continued Expansion of the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”)
Starting January 1, 2023, California employers will be required to include in job postings the pay range for the position and to disclose to current employees on their request the…Continue Reading California Imposes Greater Pay Transparency and Pay Data Requirements
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