New California Employment Laws

Don Phin

AB 46 by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) – Employers: wage discrimination. AB 168 by Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D-Stockton) Employers: salary information. The post New California Employment Laws appeared first on HRSherpas. Compliance california california law compliance employment law HR Human Resources lawIt’s been a very busy legislature. As I wrote a few weeks ago… when does it ever stop?

[Infographic] Strange Employment Laws Around the World

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If you’re under constant strain, you’ll appreciate how certain countries’ unique employment laws influence the work environment. And yes, some of these laws are beneficial to the workers specifically. In Portugal, your employer can’t fire you.

Fair Credit Reporting Act—Employment Law Basics

HR Daily Advisor

‘Consumer Reports’ and ‘Investigative Consumer Reports’ In the employment context, a consumer report is any written, oral, or other communication of any information by a consumer reporting agency bearing on an individual’s employment.

Employment Law Bills Signed This Week


Governor Brown has more employment-related legislation to decide on before the October 15 deadline. We have been waiting to see which employment-related bills from this year’s legislative session Governor Edmund G. This week, he signed a few employment-related bills.

How the Latest Employment Law Changes Affect Your Company


Each day, news outlets reveal yet another story about a new law that affects hiring, employee management, or HR in general. Let’s take a look at the latest employment law changes and how they might affect your company. New Tax Laws Alter Benefit Offerings.

Three Employment Law State Trends that Every Employer Should Know


We’re seeing momentum build around several areas of employment law, and during a recent webcast , I spoke about three: Paid Leave, Retirement Programs (“Auto-IRAs”) and fair scheduling. Sign up for the free webcast: Top Compliance Issues Every Employer Should Know.

SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference

Laurie Ruettimann

It’s that time of year when HR nerds get together and talk policy and legislation at the SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference. I hope the “human” part of human resources will advise employers that there’s a fine line between risk management and stalking. The post SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference appeared first on Laurie Ruettimann.

New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper


Our employment law experts highlight the significant developments so far this year. Even though the year isn’t over, 2017 has already been busy for California employers. The post New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper appeared first on HRWatchdog by HRWatchdog.

Global Employment Laws: Do You Know Your Stuff?


This is just one example of the interesting global employment laws that can catch an unsuspecting employer at an inopportune time. Global Employment Law Differences It has been said that companies based in the United States have it “easy.”

CalChamber-Opposed Employment Law Bills Await Action by Governor


Quite a few employment-related bills have passed the Legislature. Five bills that could significantly affect California employers are on the Governor’s desk awaiting review and action. In addition, the bill carries the threat of litigation for employers.

Retaliation—The Marcia Brady Of Employment Law

HR Daily Advisor

neither can employers seem to escape claims of retaliation by their employees. Everywhere employers turn, there’s another retaliation claim being made against them under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), or another state or federal statute.

Employment laws to watch in 2018


Employment laws continue to evolve, and 2018 will usher in some big changes in two of our most populous states, California and New York. The HR world is abuzz with all the implications of implementing New York state’s paid family leave legislation and California’s ban-the-box law, both of which went into effect January 2018. The law was signed in 2016, giving employers a little over a year to accommodate this new requirement.

[Webinar] Europe: the Latest in HR, Finance and Employment Law

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Hear experts from Global Upside, Matheson Law and Global PEO Services on doing business in Europe with insights on the latest in Europe’s HR, Finance and Employment Law. Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid.

New California Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2017 and Beyond


These new laws will affect California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law.

The Importance of Training Managers on Fed and State Labor and Employment Laws

Something Different

The resulting settlement and excoriation by the DOL on its’ website will lead to bad press that may ultimately damage Staples’ employment brand to the tune of damages that far exceed the monetary costs outlined in its settlement with the DOL and employee.

Learn the law: The Back to School Employment Law Blog

OmegaHR Solutions

Here, we in HR are going back to school too with lessons taught us in the Employment Law Blog Carnival, hosted by Blogging4Jobs. You have an opportunity to learn about dealing with medical marijuana, I-9 forms, and the sticky area of California employment law.

The 5 Most Common Employment Law Risks


Founder David Ehrenberg breaks down exactly what you need to do to protect your small business from the biggest employment risks. Why worry about employment law risks when you have enough things to focus on: building your team, getting traction, and lining up funding?

Update on Employment Laws Pending and Passed by the States

TLNT: The Business of HR

Significantly fewer generally applicable labor and employment bills were introduced in April, around 60 overall, with Michigan tallying the most new bills with 16 proposals. (By

Tis the Season for Employment Law Compliance

Tandem HR

With all of the upcoming holidays, employers may be wondering if they are legally obligated to offer employees paid time off for any of them. Is there an employment law compliance or any obligations regarding cultural holidays and religious beliefs?

Penalties for employment law violations just increased … again

HR Morning

The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), for the second time in just six months, are raising the penalties for employment law violations. . The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) penalty for violating the law’s posting requirements will increase from $163 to $166 for each separate offense — that’s after a jump from $110 this past summer.

Europe: The Latest in HR, Finance and Employment Law

Global Upside

Join international business experts from Global Upside, Matheson Law and Global PEO Services for a webinar on doing business in Europe that includes the latest in Europe’s HR, Finance and Employment Law. Employment Law overview – common missteps to avoid.

Sign Up Now: Employment Law Year in Review 2017

Evil HR Lady

This has been a crazy year as far as employment law is concerned. click here: Employment Law Year in Review 2017. The post Sign Up Now: Employment Law Year in Review 2017 appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

Keeping up with Illinois Employment Law Changes


With so many new federal, state, and city employment laws and additional bills in the pipeline, HR compliance can become a distraction from your business goals. These sick leave benefits can refer to paid or unpaid sick days depending on each specific employment agreement.

Midyear Employment Law Update White Paper


Download the 2015 Midyear Employment Law Update now! California’s mandatory paid sick leave law is the story of the year. On July 1, employers had to start providing the benefit to employees. The governor also signed “clean up” amendments to the law that were effective on July 13. It’s already been a busy year with several noteworthy developments that demand employers’ attention. Workplace Policies employment law update white paper

Employment Law Updates Seminars Ready You for 2017


The 2016 legislative session produced new laws affecting California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. Some of the new laws, such as the minimum wage increase, make significant changes to California’s legal landscape. Register now!

New 2016 California Employment Laws White Paper Is Ready


CalChamber’s employment law counsel wrapped up their analysis of the significant pieces of employment-related legislation that Governor Brown signed into law and prepared a white paper summarizing their effects on California employers.

The Employment Law Blog Carnival- It is OSCAR time!

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Eric Meyer of The Employer Handbook has assembled a great collection of blog posts and tied them to these movie lines. So grab yourself some popcorn, have a seat at The Employer Handbook and enjoy reading the “ Kick-Ass Action Movie Lines” Edition of the #ELBC.

The 2017 Employment Law Year in Review

Evil HR Lady

The post The 2017 Employment Law Year in Review appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Did you miss the best webinar EVER? You might have because it became so popular we had to turn people away, as the system would only support so many people at once. But, don’t fret! We recorded it.

Here’s why employment law violations are going to start costing even more

HR Morning

The FMLA penalty for violating the law’s posting requirements will increase from $110 to $163 for each separate offense. It’s increasing the penalties for employers who knowingly employ an unauthorized worker and employers who commit other immigration-related violations. Example: The minimum penalty for knowingly employing an unauthorized worker will increase from $375 to $539 per worker.

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2016


The California Chamber of Commerce today released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2016 or earlier that will have an impact on businesses in California. The CalChamber also reminds employers that the minimum wage increases on January 1, 2016, to $10 an hour.

Employment Laws: Where Employees Work or Live – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve answered questions before related to employment laws about giving notice and final paychecks. He is telling us that, due to California law, the company owes him the accrued PTO. I met Andrea through the Employment Law Blog Carnival , which if you don’t read, you should.

How much do you know about employment law?

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Complying with the alphabet soup of employment laws takes a big portion of HR's day. How well do you know employment law? And compliance will get even harder in 2017. Take this quick quiz. HR Soapbox

New Employment Law Trends White Paper Now Available


A new white paper from CalChamber summarizes current employment law trends and offers practical advice for employers to minimize their potential workplace law liability. Employment Law Trends is now available for download.

Keep Cool When Complying with Seasonal Employment Laws


As summer gets into full swing, you may be considering hiring seasonal employees. Before you do, keep the following regulatory factors in mind to stay in compliance

Don’t Get Left Behind by New California Employment Laws

HR Daily Advisor

The California Legislature is constantly enacting new laws, many of which address relatively narrow issues. In some instances, however, there’s still a significant impact on employers, especially in industries that are being targeted by the legislation.

CalChamber Capitol News Report Explains Three Significant New Employment Laws for 2018


CalChamber Capitol News Report highlights three important new laws that employers need to be aware of in 2018: parental leave for small employers, restrictions on salary history questions and the ban-the-box-law. Parental Leave for Small Employers.

Five Employment law highlights from around the country

OmegaHR Solutions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently signed into law the Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act which goes into effect September 1, 2015. Five news items to pay attention to in HR. Here are a few notable tidbits I came across as I was scanning news stories and blogs.