Category Archives: Employee Policies & Procedures

Employer Beware: 12 California Labor Code Requirements You Don’t Even Know Exist

California employers tend to be a very aware and engaged community. After all, they need to be in a state as large, complex and highly regulated as California. Most employers in the state are likely very aware of the state’s requirements … Continue reading

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Latest FLSA and EEOC Changes Drive Dramatic Shifts in Overtime, Classification and Discrimination

The summer of 2015 continues to be a busy time for federal agencies with responsibility for regulating employment matters. The Department of Labor (DOL) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new interpretations of key employment principles that are … Continue reading

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SEC Takes Action Against Employer Confidentiality Clauses That Could Limit Employee Whistleblowing

Recently, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) warned that it will investigate and take administrative action against employers who require employees to sign confidentiality agreements/statements prohibiting the employees from communicating the employer’s possible securities law violations to the SEC (i.e. whistleblowing).

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4 Ways Employers Can Improve Data Security and Reduce Risk in a BYOD World

Personal electronic devices are a fixture of daily life in the modern era. In the United States, nearly every adult, on average, owns at least one personal electronic device (laptop computer, smartphone and tablets etc.), and increasingly, those who own … Continue reading

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