Posts Tagged: California employment law

Navigating 401k Plans as an Employer in 2020

Are you familiar with the SECURE Act? If you’re running a small business, you should be. The new bill, which stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE Act), was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President in December and took effect on January 1st. While many have focused on… Read more »



Workplace Benefits That Millennials Love

Millennials love workplace benefits, and for good reason. Who doesn’t love working for a company that provides benefits that alleviate certain pressures of life? Some benefits that millennials are finding to be the most beneficial include health insurance (physical/mental), fitness club memberships, student loan repayment assistance, flexible working hours and schedules, the ability to work… Read more »


California New Labor and Employment Laws: SB 142 & AB 1223

The California legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom considered and ultimately passed a number of significant laws in 2019 that will affect California employers beginning January 1, 2020. Some of the new laws that will affect employers include: SB 142 and AB 1223. Both of these new laws provide employees more time and space to do… Read more »


California New Labor and Employment Laws: SB 530 & AB 749

Governor Gavin Newsom has just finished signing a flurry of bills as part of an annual tradition coinciding with the end of the legislative season.   This year it was particularly significant for employers, with a number of new laws going into effect in 2020 that could have huge ramifications on businesses in the state…. Read more »


How to Throw a Liability-Free Holiday Office Party

With the holiday party season upon us, many will be dreading much more than simply the prospect of small talk over appetizers with their colleagues. Perhaps one of your otherwise excellent employees had an embarrassing incident at last year’s soiree, or your business’s reputation was comprised some other way.


Preparing for the Worst by Putting Employees’ Safety First

Smart business owners will have a plan in place before disaster strikes. But the wisest managers will also have backup plans for their backup plans in the event of a power outage, data breach, and countless other catastrophes. Last month, RTR Consulting shared the importance of workplace safety preparedness. But are your strategies thorough enough?… Read more »


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 workspaces safe and open for employees. RTR has… Read more »