“Rumors Run Amok: Poorly Managing Rumors of an Alleged Affair Opens Title VII Liability”

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/rumors-run-amok-poorly-managing-rumors-94109/ Bruce’s Summary: First, although this is a Fourth Circuit Court ruling and not a Ninth Circuit Court ruling, the case itself is a great example of how a rumor can take on a life of its own within the work environment...
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“Five Interview Question Don’ts For California Employers in 2019”

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/five-interview-question-don-ts-for-50655/ Bruce’s Summary: Well another year and more things for California employers not to do However, it’s better to know what has changed than to mistakenly continue to make such mistakes, it can be costly The author presents...
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Managers Beware: Can you be held personally Liable for wage and hour violations?

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/managers-beware-can-you-be-held-76596/ Bruce's Summary: After spending over half of my HR career working in California, if there’s one area of state law that continues to amaze me it’s our state wage and hour laws and their ever-evolving potential impact on...
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Interdepartmental Partnerships: The Lifeblood of HR

You're invited to hear Bruce speak @ HR West 2019 - San Francisco Bay Area, March 11-13, 2019 Click the link for more...
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Avoiding Office Holiday Party Headaches 12-3-2018

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/avoiding-office-holiday-party-headaches-74355/ “Avoiding Office Party Headaches” 12-3-18 Bruce’s Summary: Well, it’s that time of the year again for the annual “Holiday Party” Some of you may have even stepped out on the edge and had a “Halloween...
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No, Stealing Personnel Files Is Not Protected Activity (But the analysis doesn’t end there) 11-21-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/no-stealing-personnel-files-is-not-95840/ Bruce’s Summary: Although the decision in this case was not handed down in California, this particular Circuit Court of Appeals message is clear, removal of other employees’ personnel files from the workplace is not a...
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A California Pickle: Should Employers Defend Alleged Harassers? 10-18-2018

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/a-california-pickle-should-employers-35838/ Bruce’s Summary: As with so many other articles relating to today’s work environment, this one is quite timely The question the author raises is does an employer once presented with a sexual harassment allegation or...
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“EEOC Sees Sexual Harassment Statistics Explode In Past Year” 10-5-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/eeoc-sees-sexual-harassment-statistics-93902/ Bruce’s Summary: The EEOC’s preliminary findings are out with expected evidence that the #MeToo movement is not just a passing fad, as some may have thought It is real, and it is here to stay The author presents...
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Individual Employees Can Be Liable For Civil Penalties And Attorneys’ Fees For A Company’s Failure To Pay Overtime And/Or Minimum Wages 10-8-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/individual-employees-can-be-liable-for-42402/ Bruce’s Summary: This is a key article about a huge change in the California legal landscape, individual personal liability for violation of certain California Labor Codes In the past the author states for such...
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CA Enacts New Anti-Harassment Laws in Response To #MeToo Movement 10-1-18

https://wwwjdsupracom/legalnews/ca-enacts-new-anti-harassment-laws-in-92466/ Bruce’s Summary: The Governor has been busy and the landscape under the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement continues to shift for California employers A good overview is presented by the author of what’s in store for...
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