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Should We Still Call It “Kin Care”? – SB 579 Expands Labor Code Section 233’s Sick Leave Protections and Modifies Child-Related Activities Leave Under Labor Code Section 230.8

Posted in Employment, Legislation

Sacramento-Town-Hall.jpgOn October 11, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 579 into law – this bill makes significant modifications to the current “Kin Care” law (Labor Code section 233) and the Child-Related Activities Leave law (Labor Code section 230.8).  SB 579’s …

Screening Applicants With Domestic Violence Criminal History

Posted in Employment

Employment-Application.pngThe National Football League’s handling of several recent high-profile domestic violence incidents involving players Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Jonathan Dwyer has raised the national consciousness regarding how employers handle domestic violence issues. Domestic violence has been, and continues to …