Posts Tagged: California employment law

New Sexual Harassment Training Laws – What You Can Do to Prepare Your Employees

Last month, we discussed a series of new sexual harassment laws that will soon go into effect, impacting businesses throughout California. With more attention being drawn to gender inequality, workplace sexism, and hostility in various working environments, it’s more important than ever for businesses to make their work spaces safe and open for employees. RTR… Read more »


‘Yes’ on Allowing Employees Time Off to Vote

While employers must allow their employees time off to participate in jury duty, companies have different rules about whether this time out of office is paid or not. Like jury duty, some of the details regarding employers’ expectations on Election Day can be murky. But murky or not, RTR Consulting wants employers to know they’re… Read more »


Employee Rights for Breast Pumping at Work

In the workplace, employees have rights when it comes to pumping during work hours. Mothers should not have to dread going to work and worry about finding a private place to pump. How can employers be accommodating to mothers and ensure they are following the FLSA requirements? A Look at the Laws Unfortunately, not everyone… Read more »


Tips for Implementing a Dress Code Policy

Implementing an effective and appropriate dress code for the workplace does not have to be a daunting task. As an employer, it is your right to establish and enforce a dress code that employees must adhere to during business hours. RTR Consulting gives your business our best dress code tips whether you are implementing a… Read more »


Employment Law Changes for 2018 – Part One

Happy Almost New Year: Time to Examine Your Employment Processes for 2018   This is the first in a three-blog series with important information employers need to know about new laws, bills and policies.   Employers, have you examined your employment processes for 2018 yet? Start by asking yourself, is my recruitment and selection process… Read more »


5 Things Employers Need to Know About the California Sanctuary State Law

You’ve probably already heard that Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark sanctuary state legislation into law recently, set to go into effect on January 1, 2018. California is home to an estimated 2.3 million unauthorized immigrants. Senate Bill 54 protects immigrants without legal residency in the U.S. How? By restricting when local law enforcement can help federal… Read more »


Guide to Employer Required Workplace Postings

The state of California’s Department of Industrial Relations, the federal Department of Labor, and other agencies mandate businesses display information regarding wages, hours, and working conditions in an easily accessible, visible, high-traffic area. Note that there are some postings that apply only to certain businesses. There have been some recent updates to workplace posting requirements…. Read more »


Employment Decisions

Managing a workforce requires employers to make employment decisions…  hasty decisions can have costly consequences. On a daily basis, I receive questions from employers, on employment related issues. Can I terminate this employee because they are on LOA? Can I lay off this employee who filed a sex harassment claim? How long do I have… Read more »