Van Parys, who is with Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP in Sacramento, offered his tips at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Orlando. Recent EEOC Actions Two recently filed lawsuits, in which severance agreements were called overly broad and unenforceable, may help employers fashion their own severance agreements, says Van Parys. EEOC […]
Van Parys, who is with Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP in Sacramento, offered his tips at the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition held recently in Orlando. Challenges by EEOC and NLRB To avoid having your severance agreement challenged by the EEOC or NLRB, says Van Parys, include language to the effect that the former employee […]
Making deductions from the final paycheck can open an employer up to legal problems—including accusations of withholding final pay if the deduction was improper. If an employer is deemed to have withheld final pay, it could be subject to waiting time penalties.
Employers must ensure that employee handbooks are accurate and up-to-date, which means accurately reflecting the current state of California employment law—including recent FEHA changes that have gone into effect.
Social media policy changes seem to be continuous. Have you updated your employee handbook to reflect the latest California laws?
When it comes to how you draft your commission agreement contracts in California, do you know how the new law, A.B. 1396, will affect your obligations? In a recent CER webinar, Joel M. Van Parys outlined some guidance for employers regarding A.B. 1396. What does it mean for you?
A.B. 1396 is a new California law affecting commission agreement contracts and commission agreements in general. For any employee who is paid a commission, regardless of whether that is all or just a portion of their compensation, A.B. 1396 requires employers to have a written commission agreement.