Are you looking to hire employees under the age of 18 to join your team in the near future or this summer? If so, it is important for you to ensure that you follow the state and federal laws for the employment of minors.
The interactive process is when the employer and employee discuss the limitations or performance issues that an employee’s disability may pose. This discussion is utilized to determine what or if any accommodations may be needed. The interactive process must be an ongoing effort where the employer looks at the job responsibilities and requirements versus any specific physical or mental limitations of the individual that are directly related to the need for reasonable accommodation.
California has already prohibited employers from asking applicants for prior salary history information. But on April 9, 2018, the Ninth Circuit issued an equal pay decision that an employer cannot justify a pay difference between male and female employees by relying on prior salary.
This year the flu is widespread and is taking a toll on your employees. What steps should you take to fight this flu season?
Did you know that employees are entitled to at least one day off in a seven-day workweek?
Employers with 20 or more employees must provide eligible employees with up to 12 weeks of time off for parental leave under the California New Parent Leave Act.
Recently, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) cracked down on multiple employers and arrested over 21 undocumented workers. Such action sends a strong reminder to U.S. businesses regarding hiring and employing an illegal workforce. ICE announced their enforcement about the law, and that if employers are found to be breaking the law, they will receive appropriate consequences.
Recruiters and employers must be cautious when developing interview questions. It is important to train hiring managers and recruiting staff of legal updates, compliant interview questions, as well as avoiding potentially discriminatory questions.