Many employers are unclear on whether employees who are injured while traveling from home to work, or vice versa, are entitled to workers’ comp benefits.
Tag: California Employers
The extremely long wait is over: We finally have a decision from the California Supreme Court in the case of Brinker Restaurant Group v. Superior Court of San Diego – and some much-needed guidance on the state’s meal and rest break rules.
Yesterday, attorney Jonathan Segal illuminated the risks in office romances; today, three women and a man discuss sex in the office.
At its heart, the Penn State University (PSU) football scandal is a criminal matter. But it’s also the ultimate example of sexual harassment being permitted to occur openly, continuously, and notoriously in a workplace, says San Francisco attorney Mark Schickman.
Yesterday, we looked at some of the rules for workers’ comp claims brought by former employees. Today, 4 tips for successfully handling these types of claims—plus a valuable workers’ comp desk reference specifically for California employers like you.
Yesterday, we looked at some of the key aspects of the I-9 rules. Today, the penalties you face if you get it wrong—plus an answer to the question of what to do if you discover that you’re missing I-9s for one or more employees.
The number one mistake I see is untrained supervisors responding negatively to employees’ requests for reasonable accommodation, says attorney Mark Schickman. They just say “no” without any interactive discussion.
Get ready now for an aggressive NLRB; meanwhile, get your ADA house in order, say panelists at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (AEIS). Good news? It’s not too late to act.
XYZ Inc. provides family and medical leave benefits in accordance with the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). These leave benefits are described below.
Yesterday, Kristen Allison, president of Orange County-based Burnham Benefits Insurance Services, explained 5 of the top 10 benefits trends in 2011. Today, the rest of her top 10, and a new resource for 2011 that you’ll be turning to over and over throughout the year.