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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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Issue 3 - 2005 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Suspicious FML Medical Certifications
  • Trade Secret Violations: Giving Instructions To Future Employees
  • Electronic Form I-9
  • Disposal Of Consumer And Employee Records
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Issue 2 - 2005 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Choose Your Attorney Under EPLI
  • When Must Medical Examinations Of An Applicant Be Conducted?
  • Destroying Consumer Report Information
  • Drug Testing - The Basics
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Issue 1 - 2005 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Reminder: Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training In California
  • Jury Stings Employer In Sexual Harassment Case
  • Megan's Law Website-Not For Employment Use
  • Using A PEO - What Employers Need To Know
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Issue 3 - 2004 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Companion Dogs As A Reasonable Accommodation
  • Intermittent Bonding Leave In California
  • Temporary Employees: Do They Belong To You?
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Issue 2 - 2004 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Federal "Fair Play" Overtime Initiative - In California - Its "No Play"
  • Non-Union Employees Have No Right To Representation During Investigatory Interviews
  • Distinction Between Employees And Independent Contractors
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Issue 1 - 2004 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Paid Family Leave - Benefits Start July 1, 2004
  • Working At Home Not Always a Reasonable Accommodation
  • Importance of Timely Written Employment Offers
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Issue 4 - 2003 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • New California Legislation
  • Senate Bill 2
  • Assembly Bill 76
  • Assembly Bill 196
  • Assembly Bill 17
  • Senate Bill 478
  • Senate Bill 777
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Issue 3 - 2003 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Inadequate COBRA Notice Bites Employer
  • For Some Employees, Clothes Make the Wage
  • Employer Subjected to Generalized Threats of Workplace Violence May Seek a Protective Injunction
  • Proving "Direct Threat" Defense to Americans with Disabilities Act Claims
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Issue 2 - 2003 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Relief For Corporate Officers in California Wage Claim Cases
  • Make Up Time - Beware
  • Cash Payment in Lieu of Health Insurance
  • Computer Professionals Overtime Exception - Revisited
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Issue 1 - 2003 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Disclosing Working Conditions: Beware
  • Interns and Trainees: When Do They Need To Be Paid?
  • Out of State Non-Competes May Be Enforceable in California
  • Military Leave
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Fall - 2002 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • New Employment Laws
  • Reductions in Force (Assembly Bill 2957)
  • Disclosing Wages or Working Conditions (Assembly Bill 2895)
  • Penalty for Failure to Report Serious Occupational Injury (Assembly Bill 2837)
  • Background Checks (Assembly Bill 1068 and Assembly Bill 2868)
  • Paid Family Leave - Who Pays? (Senate Bill 1661)
  • Access to Payroll Records (Assembly Bill 2412)
  • Sick Leave Protection (Senate Bill 1471)
  • Age Discrimination (Assembly Bill 1599)
  • Label Your Trade Secrets or Lose Them
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Summer - 2002 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Cal-OSHA appears - - What to do?
  • Employer may have to rehire employee who was discharged for drug use
  • Can you fire an employee for disclosing his own wages?
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Spring - 2002 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Special Requirements for Arbitration Agreements
  • Court Upholds Hot-Air Balloonist's Discrimination Claim
  • Strict Liability for Harassment: Will It Change?
  • EEOC Can Pursue Damages Claim Despite Arbitration Agreement
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Winter - 2002 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • AB 25
  • AB 800
  • AB 1015
  • AB 1025
  • AB 1069
  • AB 1426
  • AB 1643
  • SB 20
  • SB 40
  • SB 588
  • SB 871
  • SB 1208
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