What Laws Have Changed for 2020 in California
Margie Faulk is a senior-level human resources professional with over 14 years of HR management and compliance experience. A current Compliance Advisor for HR Compliance Solutions, LLC, Margie, has worked as an HR Compliance advisor for major corporations and small businesses in the small, large, private, public and Non-profit sectors. Margie has provided small to large businesses with risk management strategies that protect companies and reduces potential workplace fines and penalties from violation of employment regulations. Margie is bilingual (Spanish) fluent and Bi-cultural.
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This webinar has been approved for 1.50 California recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). Please make note of the activity ID number on your recertification application form. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
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California has been one of the most employee-centric (employee-friendly) states for employment regulations. It has always been a challenge to keep up with all the regulations trending for Employers who are in California or have employees who work remotely in California. California also is a trendsetter with all the protections for employees with many other states using California’s changes as a model. There so many regulations effective in 2019 & 2020 and beyond.
Employers must ensure they are compliant with the regulations and also update their employee handbook and stand-alone policies immediately or suffer the cost of non-compliance.
There are a number of significant laws in 2019 that will affect California employers beginning January 1, 2020. The new laws – some of which were signed into law just weeks ago – address several topics, including:
- Worker classification
- Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
- Wage and hour issues
- Leaves of absence and workplace accommodation
- Workplace training and safety
- Flexible spending accounts
- Limitations on arbitration agreements
- Settlement agreements
- Hairstyle Discrimination
- Overtime Changes different than the Department of Labor (DOL)
- Sexual Harassment Training changes
- No Rehire
- Salary questions prohibition in hiring
- Ban the Box Enforcement
This training will identify the changes in California's employment regulations and will provide the knowledge necessary to mitigate the laws and maintain compliance.
Course Level - Intermediate
Who Should Attend
- California Employers
- Multi-State Employers with a geographic footprint in California on-site or remotely
- HR Professionals
- Compliance Professionals
- Office Managers
- Anyone interested in learning about California workplace regulations