Legal News

First Quarter Report

Human Resource professionals have made it through the first quarter of 2017, and we have seen many new labor laws and updates to existing regulations.

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Think Outside the Box

As a recruiter, have you ever had the perfect applicant apply for a position and he/she was dispositioned as “not qualified” because of a conviction or prior arrest record?

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Never Ending Changes

It is that time again. July 1 marks the mid-year point, and as is customary in California, it is time to update your Labor Posters, Employee Handbook, Hiring Policies, and Pay codes.

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What is on the Horizon with Governor Brown?

The new proposed employment bills that may affect private employers were presented to Governor Brown and he must act upon them by October 15, 2017. Any bills signed by Brown will take effect January 1, 2018, unless otherwise specified by the bill.

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Legislature Takes a Recess—Human Resources CANNOT

California’s Legislature will soon be taking a recess.  There have been several votes on employment bills and many have cleared to go on for further vote.

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EMPLOYER HELD POTENTIALLY LIABLE FOR FAILING TO PREVENT SEXUAL ASSAULT

When can an employer be liable for failing to prevent a sexual assault or rape of an employee?  The California Court of Appeal in the recent case of M.F. v. Pacific Pearl Hotel Management, LLC (D070150, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 10/26/17), helped provide some answers to this question.

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