Free Employment Law Resources
As a small/medium business owner or manager you don’t have time to keep tabs on all the employment and labor laws. After all you’re not a lawyer. And you have other things to do, like run your business.
To help simplify things we have created a handful of reports to help you understand your legal obligations. With knowledge you can avoid stepping into an otherwise avoidable legal situation.
|Small/Medium Business Cheat “Sheet” On Employment Law||This report is designed as an overview of California employment and labor law organized by the employee “life-cycle,” i.e. from pre-hire through termination, and everything in between.||Download|
|Top 10 Employee Lawsuits And How To Avoid Them||This report identifies the top 10 employee issues/claims we encounter most often, explains the law and offers tips on how to avoid violating the law and, therefore, avoid employee lawsuits.||Download|
|Avoid Wiping Out Your Small Business From A Wage & Hour Class Action Lawsuit||This report covers common wage and hour (California Labor Code and FLSA) pitfalls like exempt versus non-exempt status, maintaining accurate time records, payment of wages, overtime, rest/meal periods, and how to avoid them so they don’t become the basis for a class action lawsuit.||Download|
|Avoid Sexual Harassment Liability Through Effective Policies and Training||This report discusses sexual harassment law and how to reduce the risk of liability from unlawful harassment of employees by their coworkers and supervisors.||Download|
|Independent Contractors In The Information Age||This report explains the legal difference between an “employee” versus an “independent contractor,” the various legal tests to distinguish the two, and the legal ramifications of getting the designation wrong.||Download|
We also offer some practical tips on things like: