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Hey Compliance Warriors! As if you didn’t have enough to do, California has added a few more tasks to your list. Read on… Via: https://calemploymentlawupdate.proskauer.com Late last week, Gov. Newsom signed AB 685 into law which, among other things, adds section 6409.6 (“Section 6409.6”) to the Labor Code.  The new statute, which takes effect January 1, 2021, requires […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Have you been keeping up with California leave laws? I know it’s a lot. Here is a good update! Read on… Via: https://www.gtlaw ‘Regular’ Sick Leave Laws and Ordinances State of California (AB 1522) – text of the law, guidance and FAQs from the Labor Commissioner City of Berkeley – guidance from the City’s Housing and Community Services Department (including […]

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Hey, Compliance Warriors! In recent months, we have seen swaths of high-profile executives stepping down from their posts for various reasons. Some are trying to champion being replaced by diversity hires, like Alexis Ohanian, former Reddit CEO. At the same time, others have stepped down because they are being accused of insensitivity or bias. Both sides of […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! In the HR world, we’re constantly looking at changes and waves being made by abundant court cases swaying how we handle things. This article contains a number of ongoing cases in Califonia that have the ability to change how we handle certain situations in the HR world. Read on… Article Via: jdsupra.com […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Here’s a number of Employment cases going on in California currently. There’s a case here for everyone to glean some useful HR knowledge. Read on… Article Via: proskauer.com “Court Reverses $13 Million Gender Discrimination Verdict Entered Against UCLA Pinter-Brown v. The Regents of the Univ. of Cal., 2020 WL 1950808 (Cal. Ct. […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Wednesday is hump day, but it’s also hemp day, now (so say I). Medical Marijuana news has been on the back burner because of COVID but these laws are always cropping up regardless. Read on… Article Via: ogletree.com “Although California was one of the first states to legalize medical cannabis, and later […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! California is trying to handle all the “I got coronavirus at work” claims in a reasonable way. The Governer’s office issued an Executive Order to filter through these claims. Read on… Article Via: calemploymentlawupdate.proskauer.com “On May 6, 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-62-20, which creates a time-limited rebuttable presumption that workers […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! California employers should keep an eye on this. A valuable chart sating per county in California what employers are required to do about employee sick leave. Read on… Article Via: dwt.com “In response to COVID-19, local governments across California have enacted various measures to expand paid sick leave to workers in their […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! An interesting ruling out of the California Supreme Court that expands on the definition of an employee’s time worked. This ruling may only cover one subject but it can be broadly applied to any employer that expects their employees to maintain responsibilities either before starting or going past their set work hours. […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! If you aren’t familiar with what an IIPP is, it stands for Illness and Injury Protection Plan. A standard required document employers are to have and maintain in accordance with OSHA laws. The issue being faced is that many employers have not been maintaining this standard and because of that California is […]

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