Posts in Compliance

Is Focusing on Compliance the Secret to Becoming an Employer of Choice?

Some businesses think that compliance is all about following rules and staying out of trouble. But smart companies know that building a culture of compliance can lead to happier, more productive employees and a pool of high-quality job candidates when it comes time to hire. Read More

It’s Time to Change How You Think About Workplace Safety

As we head to work each day, our minds are often occupied with things we’re going to do after our shift ends. Stop by the store. Call a friend. Catch that movie you’ve been meaning to see. Read More

New California Family Rights Act Notice

 Under the California Family Rights Act of 1993 (CFRA), if you have more than 12 months of service with us and have worked at least 1,250 hours in the 12-month period before the date you want to begin your leave, and if we employ 50 or more employees at your worksite or within 75 miles of your Read More

Misclassifying Employees: An Expensive Wage and Hour Mistake

  With sexual harassment cases getting a lot of media attention, it might seem like that is your company’s biggest liability risk. And depending on where you work, this might be true. Read More

How Is Your Written Immigration Compliance Policy Looking?

  What Just Happened? During the week of July 16, 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) delivered Notice of Inspection (NOI)/audit notices throughout the U.S. And, HSI served 2,738 NOIs and made 32 arrests in one-week. Read More

Cal/OSHA Issues Emergency Work-Related Injury Recordkeeping Regulation 

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Almost all California employers are exposed to the risk of inspections and citations for violation of Cal/OSHA regulations. The most widespread violation relates to companies not having an effective Illness & Injury Prevention plan - referred to as a General Violation. Read More

Cut Your Risk for Costly Claims

Wage and hour claims are a big headache. And a big deal. And a really big expense. Read More

Minimum Wage Ordinance Update

We have had many questions recently regarding the minimum wage ordinance and would like to provide summary information to you below. Read More

New Opinion Letter on how employees without "normal working hours" should be compensated for travel time.

On April 12, 2018, the United States Department of Labor issued opinion letters that provide guidance on how employees without "normal working hours" should be compensated for travel time involving an overnight stay and whether rest breaks provided as a reasonable accommodation are compensable.  Read More