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In California Employment News, attorneys in Weintraub Tobin’s Labor & Employment practice group present a series of short, informational episodes designed to keep California employers up-to-date on legal developments in employment law.

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In California Employment News, attorneys in Weintraub Tobin’s Labor & Employment practice group present a series of short, informational episodes designed to keep California employers up-to-date on legal developments in employment law.

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English


Episodes

Summer is Coming – is Your Worksite Ready for the Heat?

5/23/2023
As temperatures rise, California law requires employers with outdoor employees to take steps to protect workers from heat illness. Shauna Correia reviews Cal/OSHA’s ‘Heat Illness Prevention Standards” for outdoor worksites in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:03:03

Navigating the SF Military Leave Pay Protection Act

5/9/2023
A new law mandates employers to provide appropriate military leave compensation for San Francisco employees while they are away for military duty. Katie Collins reviews the SF Military Leave Pay Protection Act in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:04:24

The Basics of Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training

4/25/2023
State law requires that employers take steps to prevent and correct wrongful behaviors in the workplace, such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Lizbeth (Beth) West explains what employers should know about mandatory harassment prevention training for non-supervisors and supervisors on this installment of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:05:04

Cases to Watch in Employment Law for 2023

4/11/2023
As we move through 2023, there are some key employment law cases to watch. See which cases top the watch lists for Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:06:23

Who Can Be a “Designated Person” Under the CFRA and HWHF Acts?

3/28/2023
AB1041 recently expanded leave rights in California by adding a “designated person” to the list of people for whom an eligible employee may take time off to care for under both the CFRA and the HWHF Act. Lizbeth “Beth” West explains who can qualify as a designated person under each act, and how often employees may designate a person, in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:03:44

Understanding the Basics of Employee Personnel Files

3/14/2023
Employee personnel files are an important aspect of any employer’s records. Meagan Bainbridge and Nikki Mahmoudi review the basics of employee personnel files, including what should and should not be included and handling inspection requests, in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:05:25

Using Employee Time Attestations

2/28/2023
Employee time attestations are a valuable way for employers to track missed and/or non-compliant meal and rest breaks. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review how employers can use time attestations to their advantage. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:06:31

Properly Listing Employer Information on Wage Statements (Part 3)

2/14/2023
Properly listing employer information on wage statements might seem like a no-brainer, but it can get tricky. Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey break down the details in this episode of California Employment News. Part three of a three-part series on compliant wage statements in California. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here. Find part one here. Find part two here.

Duration:00:02:40

How to Account for Premium Pay on Wage Statements (Part 2)

1/31/2023
California employers are subject to meal and rest break premiums. Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey help explain what premium payments are, and how employers are required to account for them on wage statements, in this part 2 of the 3-part wage statement compliance series on California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here. Find part one here.

Duration:00:02:19

The Basics of Wage Statement Compliance (Part 1)

1/17/2023
Wage statements might seem straightforward, but employers who make mistakes on them could face PAGA claims or class-action lawsuits as a result. Join Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey from Weintraub’s Labor & Employment group as they review the basics of wage statement compliance in California in part one of this three-part series from California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube Channel here. Find part two here.

Duration:00:03:30

Time to Do Away With Rounding Policies

1/3/2023
Recent case law has brought time rounding policies into question. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the California Court of Appeal’s recent ruling in Camp v. Home Depot, and discuss how it could impact time rounding policies for California employers. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:05:32

Public Healthcare Workers Now Get Meal and Rest Breaks

12/20/2022
California Labor Code now guarantees meal and rest breaks for public healthcare workers. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins review the details of the newly added Labor Code Section 512.1 and how it applies to both public healthcare employees and employers. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube Channel here.

Duration:00:02:56

Best Practices for Office Holiday Celebrations

12/13/2022
With the holiday season upon us, there are some important tips for employers to keep in mind for holiday gatherings and celebrations. Meagan Bainbridge and Nikki Mahmoudi discuss these best practices in this special edition of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube Channel here.

Duration:00:04:05

New Laws Affecting California Employee Handbooks for 2023

12/6/2022
New California legislation will require employee handbooks to be updated by January 2023. Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins discuss these updates and best practices for employers as they navigate the changes in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:05:37

Expansion of Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Leave

11/22/2022
COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave has been extended through December 31, 2022. Learn more about the expansion, including testing requirements and required notices to employees, in this episode of California Employment News with Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:02:22

Pay Transparency Coming to California

11/8/2022
New pay transparency requirements are coming for California employers. Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins discuss the updates from SB 1162 and how they impact job postings, job descriptions, and more in this episode of California Employment News. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:04:09

Creating the Report for a Workplace Investigation (Part 4)

10/25/2022
In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part four of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing best practices for effectively memorializing the investigation in a report. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:07:53

Synthesizing Evidence in a Workplace Investigation (Part 3)

10/19/2022
In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part three of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing how to make reasonable investigative findings once all evidence is collected. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:06:12

Gathering Information in a Workplace Investigations (Part 2)

10/19/2022
In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part two of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing best practices for collecting information during a workplace investigation. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube channel here.

Duration:00:08:01

Starting a Workplace Investigation (Part 1)

10/17/2022
In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part one of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing how to start an investigation following an employee complaint. Watch this episode on the Weintraub YouTube Channel here.

Duration:00:06:18