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Warnings to Employee with Bad Attitude Should Focus on Specifics

We would like to terminate an employee who has a bad attitude that rubs off on other employees. However, we haven’t given him any...

CalChamber Urges Agency to Withdraw Proposed Regulatory Amendments

In a comment letter this week, the California Chamber of Commerce and other employer groups urged the Fair Employment and Housing Council to withdraw...

Employment-Related Job Killers Move to Assembly Fiscal Committee

The Assembly Judiciary Committee this week sent to the fiscal committee two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills dealing with employment-related matters. One...

Opposition Stops Job Killer; 5 Bills Pass to Second House

A wage statement penalty bill opposed by the California Chamber of Commerce as a job killer was stopped in the Assembly last week. June 1...

CalChamber Urging Fiscal Committees to Keep Job Killer Bills on Hold

The California Chamber of Commerce is asking legislative fiscal committees to stop a number of job killer bills from moving on in the legislative...

Steps to Follow Before Terminating Underperforming Employee

We have a short-term employee we recently moved into a new position, but he just isn’t “getting it.” His manager wants to terminate him...

State to Survey Employers on Anti-Harassment, Diversity Policies

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will survey California employers by telephone to ask about their anti-harassment...

‘Association Discrimination’ Claims Growing Area of Labor Law

My employee has asked for a different schedule due to his child’s disability. He needs to take the child to regular medical treatment. Do...

Retaliation Charges Again Top Agency List of Workplace Discrimination Claims

Retaliation was once again the workplace discrimination claim filed most often, according to breakdowns for fiscal year 2016 recently released by the federal Equal...

Religious Wear at Work: Interactive Dialogue Best When Questions Arise

Our employee wants to wear a St. Christopher medal on a chain around his neck, which is in violation of our company policy since...

Live Webinar on Avoiding Discrimination / Harassment in Workplace

Retaliation, disability and sex discrimination/harassment comprised more than half of the 65,388 employment complaints filed in California in 2014, according to the California Department...