With love in the air on this Valentine’s Day, here’s a friendly reminder to keep it under check in the workplace. Preferring a lover over others at work may be a natural inclination, but it can lead to a sexual harassment claim. Continue reading
Attorneys representing start-ups are presented with a wide-range of tasks to do. If you find yourself drafting a sick leave policy, keep these guidelines handy so you don’t miss any essential steps.
For employers, the disability accommodation process can be complicated and time-consuming. It’s important that company representatives have a clear view of the common “big picture” issues that come up during the process. Continue reading
Much of our economy today uses electronic technology, so it seemed inevitable that employers would look into electronic pay. Continue reading
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Providing frank feedback to employees can be difficult for even the most experienced human resources personnel. The process is more difficult if an employee is having performance problems that require correction. Don’t ignore the problems; set up a plan.
Exits from a job can be graceful, as in Groupon CEO’s Departure Memo, or contentious. From the employer perspective, getting the termination letter right will go a long way toward protecting rights and ratcheting down emotions. Continue reading
California employers have to provide meal periods, but they don’t have to make sure that employees actually take them. What does this really mean? Continue reading
When love is in the office air, employers should take heed and whip out a love contract! Continue reading
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You take a business trip and, of course, you want to be reimbursed for your expenses. California law backs you up. Employers: don’t get caught unaware—know the law and have a policy in place that complies with it. Continue reading