Must-Read for All Employers: Gov. Brown Further Expands Sexual Harassment Laws in California

On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed over a dozen bills into law with the intent on making the Golden State the leader in the nation on the much-analyzed and discussed topic of sexual harassment. Governor Brown signed his last bill on Sunday night.  Over his career, he signed nearly 20,000 bills, including …

Updates to California Labor Law Posters

Stay up to date with recent changes to California labor law posters!  In order for your business to stay in compliance with these recent changes, the updated posting(s) must be downloaded, printed, and then posted next to your current labor law poster. Remember, labor law posters must be posted in a conspicuous location so that …

Is Your Business in Compliance with California’s Sexual Harassment Training and Posting Requirements?

by Jennifer Grady, Esq. Sexual Harassment claims are on the rise and can cost employers significantly in terms of time, money, and lost productivity. According to the EEOC, over 1,700 complaints of discrimination based on sex (pregnancy or sexual harassment) were filed in California in 2014. When there is a sexual harassment claim, both sides …

Is Your Employment and Labor Law Poster Up to Date?

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. In California, all employers must meet workplace posting obligations.  Fortunately, workplace postings are usually available at no cost from the requiring agency.  The Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information related to wages, hours and working conditions in an area frequented by employees where it may be easily …