Tag: California Employers

Employment Law Tip: Preventing Heat Illness

In many parts of California, the temperatures are heating up, which means it’s a good time to take a look at your workplace practices to make sure employees who work under the summer sun are safe—and that you’re complying with Cal/OSHA’s heat illness regulation.

Short Takes: Dress Codes

Our dress code says females working in the office cannot wear pants. One of our ladies says that in California, women have a “right to wear pants.” Is this true?

Employment Law Tip: Maintaining an At-Will Relationship

If you’re like many California employers, your employee handbook contains a statement that employment is at-will, meaning that employees can be fired for any reason or no reason at all, providing the termination does not violate state or federal law. But have you checked your handbook to be sure it doesn’t contain provisions that undermine […]

Employment Law Tip: Preventing Computer-Related Eyestrain

Summer vacations have come and gone, and now it’s back to the grindstone and staring at the computer screen for hours on end. If your employees spend a good portion of their work day in front of a computer, it’s wise to take steps to help prevent computer-related eyestrain. Here are four suggestions: