2022 New Laws Impacting California Employers

California Governor Gavin Newsome signed several laws that affect many of the state’s employers. These new laws took effect on January 1, 2022. The minimum wage for employers with 26 or more employees increased to $15.00 per hour. Those with fewer than 25 employees rose to $14.00 per hour. Other significant changes include: Settlement and […]
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The Long Term Effects of Being Subjected to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment is a severe problem experienced worldwide. Studies show that workplace harassment happens is prevalent, especially against women. Yet, it's difficult to quantify it because not everyone who experiences harassment reports it. San Francisco's workplace is no exception to the issue of harassment. Social media movements like #Metoo encourage more victims to speak out […]
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Employers Should Review Their Grooming Policies After Latest Lawsuit

Employers should remember the importance of staying current on California's continually evolving Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), particularly after the recent lawsuit filed last week in San Diego Superior Court. In the recent lawsuit filed in the San Diego Superior Court, a former employee of an event management company is asserting that he is […]
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The Cost of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is uninvited sexual advances or demands for sexual favors and other verbal or physical behaviors of a sexual nature. The abuser can be of the same sex, another employee, your manager, or your boss. Recently, sexual harassment gained greater acknowledgment on social media, the news, and the public for being […]
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