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Changes to CA Employment Law Effective Now

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has left most employers reeling and unsure of what the official guidelines and laws are. In addition, as information regarding the coronavirus and the delta variant is uncovered

Overview of Your Employees’ Rights for Small Businesses

If you have a small business and have even one employee - or are considering hiring your first employee - it is essential to understand the rights of employees in California. Failing to uphold employee rights can lead to costly losses or liability, which can significantly impact your company’s bottom line. Read on to learn some important employee rights, and never hesitate to speak with our Encino employment lawyers about your specific concerns or questions.

Can You Make Your Employees Sign a COVID-19 Waiver in CA?

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a wide range of concerns for employers, including whether employees might hold companies accountable if they believe they contracted the virus on the job. Some employers responded by requesting that employees sign waivers releasing the company from liability for COVID-19. While this might seem like a wise legal maneuver, is it a good idea?

Protection of Employee Privacy Interests at the Workplace

The California Constitution provides the inalienable right of privacy, and this applies to the workplace as well as personal lives. Employers should also fully understand the privacy protections of employees and adhere to them to prevent legal liability or penalties. The following is a brief overview of how employers should protect employee privacy interests at work.

New Employment Laws to Know

California has some of the most progressive and ever-changing employment laws in the United States, and each year, it is important for employers to familiarize themselves with new laws that went into effect at the start of the year.