Deadline Changed on Time to Comply with California Anti-Harassment Training

On September 3, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 778 to extend the deadline for employers to complete their Sexual Harassment Prevention Training. The deadline has been extended by a full year, from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2021. The new bill also allows covered employers who have provided anti-harassment training in 2019 to wait two full years before providing refresher training.

The purpose of the bill is to give employers sufficient time to provide these trainings in a manner that values their importance and provides a greater impact towards improving equality in the workplace. A recent professional association survey found that over 80% of Human Resources and Operations Managers are aware of the new training requirements, but had not booked the training for their employees nine months into 2019.

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Jennifer Grady Navigates Tricky Legal Situations in the Workplace on AutoVitals Digital Shoptalk Radio

On September 4, 2019,  Jennifer Grady, Esq. was featured on episode 31 “Legally Speaking: Handling Tough Legal Situations” of The AutoVitals Digital ShopTalk Radio, with host Tom Dorsey, to discuss a myriad of legal situations that can arise in a workplace from Sexual Harassment to record-keeping and what new business owners and employers need to know to be successful.

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The TOP 5 Office Spaces of the Future—get out of your pajamas, inflexible leases, or stuffy office space—and into a location that suits your work style.

Imageby Jennifer A. Grady, Esq.

As the global economy continues to change and evolve at a dizzying pace, with more entrepreneurs opening their own businesses, established companies entering new markets, and employees working remotely, the traditional office space model is about as relevant as a dial-up Internet connection.  In the aftermath of the Great Recession and with the proliferation of e-commerce, companies can be more nimble and adaptable to market trends because they no longer require brick and mortar store fronts or a fixed location for their employees to be housed under one roof.  Virtual Receptionists and Assistants make the need to be tethered to a specific location almost obsolete.

Which type of office suits your needs?  Learn more about the Top 5 Workspace Types below. Continue reading