Dealing With Harassment? Discrimination? Wage Theft?

How Can Employees Get Justice With Mandatory Arbitration? How closely did you read the packet of paperwork on your first day of work? Or the contract that came with your cellphone? Chances are good that you unknowingly signed away your access to the courts. Arbitration clauses have become a fixture in American life. You can [...]

Medical Schools Seek Applicants’ Who Understand Health Policy & Health Care Reform

With the rapidly evolving political health care landscape, many medical schools are becoming more interested in applicants' understanding of health policy and health care reform. For those preparing a medical school interviews - whether in a traditional interview or a multiple mini-interview they will be expected to have a clear understanding of health care reform. [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Affordable Care Act, Did You Know?, Health Care, Insurance, Wages|0 Comments

Employment Law Update: Prepare for 2017

EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE: PREPARE FOR 2017 NEW FEDERAL SALARY REQUIREMENTS Although this change is not unique to California, please bear in mind the Federal changes made to “white collar” exemptions, known as the “Final Rule”, which takes effect on December 1, 2016. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued changes that substantially increase the minimum salary [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Human Resources, Retirement, Wages|0 Comments

Prepare for 2017 Minimum Wage Laws

Verify you are paying all employees at least the Applicable Minimum Wage. And be aware of what city or county your employees are working in - because there are differing minimum wages, as well as paid sick leave rules, in dozens of California cities and some counties. PAY AND BENEFITS INCREASES FOR STATE MINIMUM WAGE  [...]