PAYING FOR EMPLOYEE TRAVEL

Employers require at least some employees to travel for business purposes. When hourly employees travel as part of the job, several employment law issues require attention. Commute Time An employee’s regular commute generally is not compensable. However, there are...

DEVELOPMENTS IN WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING

On October 11, 2018, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a memorandum relaxing the rules on post-accident drug testing and drug testing as part of a safety incentive program.  Formerly, OSHA rules permitted drug testing only where...

HOW TO MAKE MANDATORY TRAINING EFFECTIVE

This fall, the California legislature responded to the #MeToo movement in a significant way.  One bill, SB 1343, affects nearly every employer in California.  Prior to SB 1343, only employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide sexual harassment and...
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