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Minimum Wage

Wage deductions and garnishments

With the exception of standard payroll tax deductions, the law generally prohibits an employer from deducting any wages from an employee’s paycheck…

Staff

Guide to family, medical and pregnancy leave

Depending on their size, California employers are required to comply with several leave of absence laws, including the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and the Parent Leave Act (PLA).

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Employment termination

Terminating an employment relationship is never easy. Many people fail to appreciate how personally and legally difficult separating someone’s employment is for an employer.

Business

Sexual Harassment: An employer’s guide

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In today’s current climate, sexual harassment has become a prevalent and prominent topic of discourse in the media.  Sexual harassment awareness has expanded from high-profile incidents in politics, sports, and the music industry to the employment sphere and the workplace. 

ADA

ADA Compliance for Websites

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally requires that businesses provide qualified individuals with disabilities equal access to their programs, services, or activities.

This includes electronic media and websites.

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Uniforms: Guide to uniforms

Many restaurant operators are confused about uniforms. What they are? Who buys them? Who takes care of them?  These are all very common questions that operators will have.

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Military leave: rights and responsibilities

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Both state and federal laws protect employees who are serving on active duty in the military from losing any employment rights or benefits.