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January Newsletter 2012

A new set of labor laws went into effect within the State of California this month.  These include expanded disclosure requirements, increased fines for the misclassification of independent contractors and added leave for pregnant employees. The most significant change to California’s labor laws is the Wage Theft Prevention Act, a new provision that requires employers […]

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Winter Newsletter 2012

WHAT’S LEGISLATING? A new proposed bill in California would prohibit employers from discriminating against unemployed candidates in the hiring process. This bill could potentially ban employers from advertising positions only to employed individuals. While employers want employees who have been consistently employed despite the recession, critics of the bill counter that the government should not […]

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