Tragic events such as the fires currently affecting both Northern and Southern California often leave employers unable to run business as usual.  Be it property damage or safety concerns, this disruption in business can leave employers asking how to manage their payroll under the circumstances.  The following provides a quick guide to such issues: Nonexempt…

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As we first discussed here, “ban the box” state laws and local ordinances are picking up traction nationwide.  Both California and Los Angeles (in 2013 and 2014 respectively) passed legislation regulating public entities’ ability to inquire about a job applicant’s prior criminal history.  Beginning January 1, 2017, Los Angeles will join the growing number of…

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