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Issue 4 - 2011 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • NLRB Poster Delayed Until January 31, 2012
  • Consistent Treatment Needed to Avoid Discrimination Claims
  • Bonuses and Overtime
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Issue 3 - 2011 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Do Temporary Employees Have Any Employment Rights?
  • Who Are The “Supervisors” That Must Receive No-Harassment Training?
  • Can Arbitration Agreements Thwart Class Actions?
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Issue 2 - 2011 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Fitness for Duty Certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Time to Update Arbitration Agreements
  • Are Working Supervisors Exempt From Overtime In California?
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Issue 1 - 2011 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • New Mandatory Paid Leave Law For 2011
  • New Meal Period Exceptions
  • Clocking Out And In For Meal Breaks
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Issue 3 - 2010 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Choose Your Attorney Under EPLI
  • Can You Fire Your Employee Because She Signed a Noncompete at Her Former Company?
  • Who Is an Exempt Adminstrative Employee?
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Issue 2 - 2010 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Restrict Use of Company Vehicles: Pay for Commute Time?
  • California Courts Continue to Invalidate Non-solicitation Agreements
  • Employers Have a Duty to Prevent Workplace Violence
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Issue 1 - 2010 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • COBRA Premium Subsidy Extended
  • E-Verify Requirement for Federal Contractors
  • Expansion of Family and Medical Leave Rights
  • Expense Reimbursements-Employees Do Not Have to Follow Company Policies in Order to be Paid Back
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Issue 3 - 2009 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Risks Posed By Dress Codes/Grooming Policies
  • Protect All Harassment Investigation Witnesses From Retaliation
  • Confirming Hours Worked
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Issue 2 - 2009 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Employers Must Prove That A Job Qualification Standard Is Actually Necessary If It Screens Out Disabled Employees
  • Carefully Consider Conflicts Between The New FMLA Regulations And The California Family Rights Act
  • No Violation Of FMLA Reinstatement Rights Where Employer Discovers Significant Performance Problem Or Employee Misconduct While Employee Out On Protected Leave And Discharges Employee Upon Return To Work
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Issue 1 - 2009 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Requests For Time Off For Child Care Can Raise Thorny Legal Issues
  • Immigration Update--What's New with Form I-9's, E-Verify, and the "Safe Harbor" Regulations
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Issue 3 - 2008 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • 2008 Update: What's New For 2009
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Issue 2 - 2008 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Department of Industrial Relations Jolts Industry with New Prevailing Wage Decisions on Trucking
  • Treating Women Differently In Work Assignments May Create Liability
  • Company May Have FML Obligation to Temporary Employee
  • New FMLA Poster Insert for Military Family Leave Amendments Available
  • Recent Case Illustrates Generous Interpretation of FEHA "Association Discrimination"
  • Penalties Increased for Employer Violations of Federal Immigration Law
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Issue 1 - 2008 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN!
  • SAN FRANCISCO HEALTH CARE SECURITY ORDINANCE – BACK ON
  • CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT FINALLY RULES ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA CASE
  • NEW AMENDMENTS TO FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT
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Issue 2 - 2007 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Train Your Workforce To Help Prevent Discrimination Claims
  • Be Careful In Drafting Legal Releases
  • Bonus Plans And Workers' Compensation Costs
  • Social Security No Match Regulations Derailed
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Issue 1 - 2007 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Family Medical Leave Rights - Do Your Homework
  • Overtime Exemption For Computer "Professionals" -- Revisited
  • Can Firing An Employee For Angry Outbursts Violate Anti-Discrimination Laws?
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Issue 4 - 2006 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Commission Plan Wording is Everything
  • Optional Commuting is not Work
  • Can A Bonus Plan Lawfully Deny a Future Bonus To Terminated Employees?
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Issue 3 - 2006 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Combating Employees' Destruction of Company Computer Files
  • The Supreme Court Expands the Scope of Employer Retaliation
  • Whistleblower Actions Under Sarbanes-Oxley
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Issue 2 - 2006 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • A History of Violence: Due Diligence in Hiring
  • New Record-Keeping Rule for Internet Applicants
  • Is a Network Operation Engineer Exempt from Overtime? An Overtime Exemption Example
  • Discriminatory Insults May Depend Upon Context, Inflection, Tone of Voice, Etc.
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Issue 1 - 2006 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Reimbursement For Necessary Expenses
  • Truck Drivers' Meal And Rest Breaks
  • Cal-WARN Makes Common Sense
  • Have You Conducted Your Harassment Prevention Training? - Better Late Than Never
  • Significant Changes To The Computer Professional Exemption Compensation Requirements
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Issue 4 - 2005 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Exempt Partial Day Absences: To Dock Or Not To Dock - That is the Question
  • Must An Employer Pay For Unauthorized Overtime?
  • Releases Are Not A Panacea
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