By Melinda Garcia | Published April 13, 2016 | | |
Recent news stories about the recycling industry reported that it can be rife with wage and hour violations. Whether it is the nature of the work done by employees, or the relative newcomer status of the industry, employers of all types and sizes must treat their employees fairly. This means that they must pay workers Read MoreRead More
Starting a business can be one of the most exciting and lucrative decisions of a person’s life, but it can also be full of legal headaches if the entrepreneur is not fully prepared. One of the most crucial decisions that must be made before any business is started is the location of the company. As Read MoreRead More
As corporations throughout the years have found out the hard way, changes to a company’s bylaws and policies can be met with reactions ranging from surprise to anger or disappointment. What can be even more troublesome is if a company does not have bylaws or policies in place. Many businesses that are just starting out Read MoreRead More
California is a place that many come to seeking its warm weather, prosperous lifestyles, and of course, its beaches. As a tourist, individuals seeking to use the state’s beaches for a few days of leisure do not worry about whose property they are walking on when they make their way from hotel room to Read MoreRead More
Effective April 1, 2016, many California employers must begin to comply with new regulations to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) prohibiting harassment and discrimination among employees, interns, volunteers, and independent contractors. These new regulations govern all employers, who regularly employ five (5) full time or part time employees in a year. If these Read MoreRead More
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