Be Prepared for Calls from the DFEH Regarding Your Anti-Harassment Policies

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/be-prepared-for-calls-from-the-dfeh-61719/ Bruce’s Summary: A new process developed by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) was implemented in April 2018 The DFEH now conducts random telephone interviews with employers about their...
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Ninth Circuit Rules Equal Pay Act Bans Any Consideration of a Candidate’s Prior Compensation in Setting Wage Differentials 4-11-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/ninth-circuit-rules-equal-pay-act-bans-20282/ Bruce’s Summary: The Equal Pay Act, a federal law aimed at abolishing wage disparity between men and women has been in place since 1963 Let me say that again, 1963 On April 9, 2018 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...
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Making Sure Your Company Is Not the Next Harassment Hashtag 4-5-2018

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/making-sure-your-company-is-not-the-45944/ Bruce’s Summary: With all the allegations continuing to surface along with the growth of the “#Metoo” movement it’s time to step up in a proactive manner and ensure that your harassment policies and training...
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Ten Ways to Prevent Sex Discrimination in the Workplace 3-19-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/ten-ways-to-prevent-sex-discrimination-52045/ Bruce’s Summary: As has been said over and over since 1975 when the US Courts recognized sexual harassment as a form of discrimination, that such discrimination was a violation of the law It appears the only thing...
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California Case is the Latest to Address Whether Worker is an Independent Contractor of Employee 1-19-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/california-case-is-the-latest-to-18588/ Bruce’s Summary: Who literally doesn’t use independent contractors at some time or another Using independent contractors helps companies offset short periods of spikes in volume and/or workload requirements, testing or...
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Me Too? Time for All Employers to Update their Anti-Harassment Policies | Ballard Spahr LLP – JDSupra January 22, 2018

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/me-too-time-for-all-employers-to-update-21920/ Bruce’s Summary: Well 2018 is here and workplace harassment and retaliation allegations are still rolling in It seems the talk is that everyone is still waiting for more workplace harassment and retaliation...
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Should You Look Outside Your Organization To Investigate A Sexual Harassment Complaint?

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/should-you-look-outside-your-49767/ Bruce’s Summary: Interesting article from the New York Times presented by the author on the effectiveness and pitfalls of sexual harassment investigations being performed by a company’s internal human resource...
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Will The “Spirits” Of The Holiday Haunt You? (Not Just Your Obligatory “Holiday Party” Blog Post) 12-12-17

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/will-the-spirits-of-the-holiday-haunt-33381/ Bruce’s Summary: Well it’s that time of the year again – time for the annual “Christmas Party” Some are not looking forward to it and some are but sadly there are those few who still don’t get it even in...
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Where’s Your Harvey? How To Keep Your Company Out of the Headlines 12-6-17

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/where-s-your-harvey-how-to-keep-your-23311/ Bruce’s Summary: Well, timing couldn’t be better to address and recognize the dirty little secret that everyone has known about, however for some crazy reason continues to consciously ignore for various reasons until...
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HR issues that arise when natural disasters hit 8-29-17

http://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/hr-issues-that-arise-when-natural-73419/ Bruce’s Summary: As HR professionals, we are quite often the expected resource for addressing and handling issues that arise unexpectedly Natural disasters whether forest fires, tornados, hurricanes or earth quakes,...
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