Employers here in California are subject to many different rules and requirements when it comes to the issue of sexual harassment. Some of these come from federal law, while others come from the state. Here in California, one state-level requirement that is present is the sexual harassment prevention training requirement.
When it comes to growing their company, there are many key questions a small business owner may have. One is: How can I foster growth for my business?
Industries can vary greatly in how much hiring they are seeing. It appears that one industry that has been seeing quite a boost in hiring lately is the solar industry.
The New Year has begun. Just as people are setting resolutions to improve and succeed this year, so too should small to medium sized businesses. If your company does not have an employee handbook, your New Year's resolution should include creating one!
Some people may have come out of the recent holiday season a little more relaxed, thanks to time they took off over the holiday period. However, this might not be the case for many small business owners. Such owners may not have gotten much of a break during the holidays, as a recent survey points to a general reluctance among such individuals to take much in the way of time off over the holidays.
Private businesses are not the only organizations here in California that complex legal issues can come up for. Public entities, like community organizations, school districts and cities can also end up facing significant legal matters. These matters can cover a wide range of issues. Our firm’s page on public entities contains a list of some of the legal issues that can arise for such organizations.
The start of a new year can bring about many changes. This is the case both for individuals and businesses. One change that the start of 2017 has brought about for businesses in a number of states is an increase in the minimum wage employers are allowed to pay workers.