Best Practices For California Employers

The hiring process in California can be confusing: there are various required federal and state documents that must be reviewed and signed for new employees. It is imperative for California employers to familiarize themselves with the requirements for their local jurisdictions and industries to minimize their legal risk.

Here are five key categories of documents

As we start 2023 it is a perfect time for companies to conduct a California employment law practices audit to ensure that policies are compliant, managers are properly trained, and the company is maintaining the required records for the necessary length of time.  Here are five topics to review in conducting an audit and a

On November 22, 2022, the City of Los Angeles passed the Los Angeles Fair Work Week Ordinance (“LAFWW”) proposing to regulate retail businesses with employees working in the City.  The LAFWW states that there are over 140,000 workers in the retail sector in the “Los Angeles economy.”  The ordinance sets out that “unpredictability of work

In Limon v. Circle K Stores, Inc., the Fifth Appellate District court issued a favorable ruling for California employers regarding the Federal Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and employer background checks.  The appellate court held that a former employee for Circle K, Ernesto Limon, could not pursue a proposed class action against Circle K for

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you are able to spend some time with family this Thanksgiving.  As we enter the holiday season, it is a good time to review employer’s obligations to accommodate requests for time off for holidays and best pay practices during the holiday season.  This Friday’s Five covers five reminders for employers about