Tag: California

California has passed several worker protection laws that will make our state a trendsetter for workplace rights.

How Compliance With California Employment Law Is Affected By Wildfires

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As we approach the summer season, many Californians are bracing themselves for deadly wildfires. The frequency and intensity of recent fires has put many Los Angeles residents on edge. Thousands of people will be forced to leave their homes and take time away from work. Fortunately, California employment law gives employees the right to certain … Continue reading

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Changes in California Workplace Sexual Harassment Law

Photo of a Male Coworker Engaging in Sexual Harassment

Our blog two weeks ago discussed how you can spot workplace sexual harassment. However, you should also be aware that California enacted several new laws that can protect workers who are experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace. The following bills were recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown: SB 1343: Workplace Sexual Harassment Training Gets a … Continue reading

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Five Possible Warning Signs of Workplace Sexual Harassment

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The #MeToo movement has become a national movement that has brought attention to sexual assault and sexual harassment. Instances of harassment or assault can occur just about anywhere—especially the workplace. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that it has received a 12 percent increase in sexual harassment claims since last year. If … Continue reading

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