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  • By: Scott Shibayama, Esq.
  • Published: August 22, 2016

Some Complaints Need Legal Investigation Business owners in California have to deal with employees who complain about violations of their rights, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, complaints about break times and we’re just getting started. It’s tough enough for small businesses just to keep track of all the legal rules when it comes to their employees. Then, when an employee says that the business isn’t following the rules, the owner is not always sure what really happened. Sometimes an employer might want to hire a third party to…Read More

  • By: Scott Shibayama, Esq.
  • Published: November 13, 2012

This is a recurring workplace issue that continues to surprise us.  We would think after all the sex harassment publicity it would not be a Top 10 employment and labor law issue. As a small/medium business owner, you have a target on your back.  But even if you behave yourself, your supervisors and other employees can still create legal liability for you. You (your company) will be liable for unlawful harassment if one of your employees is harassed by their coworker and you, or one of your…Read More

  • By: Scott Shibayama, Esq.
  • Published: November 13, 2012

In California, your company has legal obligations with regard to unlawful harassment: You must take steps to prevent unlawful harassment from occurring You have a duty to promptly investigate claims of unlawful harassment You have a duty to take immediate and appropriate corrective action if you find that unlawful harassment has occurred If your company has more than 50 employees, you must also train all supervisors in unlawful harassment for two hours every two years. If you are a business owner who is doing all…Read More

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