New California Law Requires Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for all Employees

Since 2005, California’s Assembly Bill 1825 had required employers with 50 or more employees to train and educate their supervisory employees in the prevention of sexual harassment.  The #MeToo movement has renewed the attention on sexual harassment in the workplace.  As part of the 2018 legislature, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 1343 into law which [...]

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What Employers Need to Know About Marijuana in the Workplace

In November 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, adding the country’s most populous state to the growing roster of those that allow adults over 21 years of age to purchase and use marijuana for recreational purposes. Although medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, the new law has significantly expanded the number of [...]

Expanding Labor and Employment Laws

In recent years, cities and states across the country have been enacting laws designed to improve fairness in the workplace. Although these laws have been effective at bolstering the rights of employees, they also impose new costs and onerous administrative burdens on employers. As new laws and regulations are put into place, it is becoming [...]

How to Create A Crisis Management & Response Plan

Creating a crisis management response plan is something most organizations don’t want to think about. Numerous studies also confirm that only about half of all organizations have any kind of crisis plan in place. Make sure your company is prepared. If your company is one of the 51 percent of organizations that admits to not [...]