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How do we comply with California’s human trafficking notice law?

Q. I own a truck stop. Do I have notice-posting obligations regarding human trafficking under state law? If so, how do I comply?

Health workplace violence prevention rules take effect

New regulations designed to reduce workplace violence in California health care facilities took effect April 1.

New law makes it easier to drug test UC recipients

In late March, President Trump signed into law a bill that will allow states to drug test recipients of unemployment benefits under certain circumstances.

ADA: The Limits of Accommodation

White Paper published by The HR Specialist ______________________ The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) isn’t an open-ended demand that employers do whatever is necessary to accommodate workers with disabilities. The law requires employers to make “reasonable” accommodations to allow a disabled worker to perform the essential functions of his job. The key question: What is […]

At OSHA, more assistance, less enforcement

Saying that strict OSHA safety regulations make it “impossible to build anything,” President Trump has already begun rolling back workplace safety rules.

Wells Fargo just keeps teaching legal lessons

Banking giant Wells Fargo can’t stay out of the news. First came an infamous case of fraud. Now OSHA has taken aim at the bank.

University of Minnesota study uncovers work hazards exotic dancers face

New research may lead to increased regulation of Minneapolis adult entertainment venues.

Employees more confident, on the lookout for new jobs

Employees are feeling better about the economy as perceptions about job opportunities and job-seeking activity both increase.

Artificial intelligence begins driving the employment process

In theory, removing bias from the employment equation should enable employers to hire and manage the best employees based on knowledge, skills and abilities. Several HR-related artificial intelligence software packages attempt to do just that.

Know the regulations that apply to your business

Here’s an important reminder that you must pay close attention to the laws that govern how your organization operates.