California Employer’s Services Blog Articles

New Overtime Bill Good News For Employer’s?

Wednesday May 3, 2017 was a potential good day for employers with the passage of the New Overtime Bill by the House of Representatives. The vote on this bill was pretty much along party lines with the final tally being 227 yes to 197 no votes. This New Overtime...

91% Of Employers Swept by LETF Fail Compliance Regulations

Why are employers saying no to California Compliance Regulations? According to the Labor Enforcement Task Force Report from 2012-2016, non-compliance has grown from 75% to 91% of the companies targeted. Now while the sample size is small only about 800 targeted...

What Is The Coming and Going Rule?

The coming and going rule is in play when employees are driving. From time to time, one of our members will ask, “Am I responsible for my employee actions while they are commuting from home to work?”  Another question that employers ask concerning this issue is “do I...

What is Progressive Discipline

Many of our clients are asking us about the subject of progressive discipline. I am not a big fan of this form of employee discipline.  I am a fan of At will employment but we will talk more about that later.  If you are going to use this as a way to discipline your...

Cal-OSHA/California Employment Laws Are Being Ignored

California Employment Laws enforcement teams are challenged by Non-Compliance In 2012 the Department of Industrial Relations put together a task force that would fine employers who were not in compliance with California Employment Laws and Cal-OSHA Standards. The task...

Effective March 1st California Restroom Sign Law Takes Effect.

Effective March 1 the new California Restroom Sign Law became enforceable. Now all restrooms that are a single toilet facilitate must now be identified as an all-gender bathroom. Well, now I have seen it all. I am very sad to say this is not a joke nor an early April...