07/09/2019 No – I’m not having a bad hair day … but thanks for asking. Beauty may, indeed, be in the eye of the beholder – but using subjective fashion standards in your California workplace dress code policy, can result in discrimination; intended or not. Governor Gavin Newsom just cut
Happy New Minimum Wage! What? Did you think that July was just the month that marked the middle of summer? No, July is also the favorite month for cities, counties and local governments to realign their minimum wage rates. We have put together an overview of what’s changing, and what’s
The minimum wage is changing, are you ready? Year-end is upon us, and that means that 2019 is ever closer. New year, new minimum wage. The state of California, among numerous states, cities and counties, will raise their minimum wage rate in January. A quick overview follows: Location If you
05/08/18 CA Supremes Upset Independent Contractor Guidelines Are you thinking that the great graphic designer you just found will be an Independent Contractor with your company? Think again. We’ve all heard of them, companies that have few, or no employees at all – they only use independent contractors. The thinking
04/10/2018 voyageLA.com Vicky, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I’m a native Californian (Northern) and moved the LA to attend USC and study Music. After college, I was an Admin Assistant for an ad agency (I thought it would be like
Found a great candidate … with a blemish on their criminal record. Giving them a lifeline is the right thing to do, and the law. Both California’s statewide law, and LA’s Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO), are in response to the Ban the Box movement that has been
So, how much do you want? Well, how much is the job? Well, how much do you want? Age old questions when you are sitting across from a candidate. You don’t want to pay more than is required, and the candidate wants to be paid as much salary as possible.
07/01/2017 New regulations address protections related to gender identity The California Office of Administrative Law just approved new regulations which expand existing protections under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Specifically the regulations address protections related to gender identity, and are effective July 1, 2017: Gender expression is defined