California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide, Revised and Updated for 2020
This book is approved for SHRM recertification credit. After reading the book and earning a passing score on an online quiz, you will receive 3 professional development credits (PDCs).Scroll down for more information and a link to the quiz.It is often said that it is impossible for an employer to fully comply with all of California's employment laws. They are just too numerous, too complicated and too often changing - and seldom for the better. There are so many traps for the unwary, but the stakes of getting It wrong are quite high for California employers. A simple mistake can lead to a seven-figure jury verdict or a class action lawsuit.
California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide is the go-to guide for anyone who must contend with employment law In California as part of their day-to-day work, Including employers based outside of California who have employees working in the state.
This valuable reference is updated to address new developments in 2019, including:
- Legislation extending the Dynamex ruling regarding independent contractors to virtually all aspects of California law, but with numerous new exceptions.
- Legislation seeking to outlaw mandatory arbitration of employment disputes and new court-imposed standards for arbitration agreements.
- New and stricter rules for lactation accommodations.
- The effect of the new California Consumer Privacy Act on employers.
- Increases in the minimum wage and their effect on other pay thresholds.
- New NLRB rule regarding confidentiality during workplace investigations.
- A brand new chapter on Workplace Safety and Health.
About the Author
James J. McDonald, Jr., J.D., SHRM-SCP, is managing partner of the Irvine, California, office of the labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP.
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