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Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are all the rage, and many consumers now regularly use them buy goods or services. But what about employers? Can you pay your employees in a cryptocurrency? The state of the law is unclear, but the...

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A recent class action lawsuit involving Starbucks could have wide implications for California small business owners. The case turns on whether employers need to compensate employees for small bits of time that are difficult to record. Although federal law...

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Whereas some other parts of the USA are concerned about the impact of any minimum wage legislation, Silicon Valley seems to be embracing all the measures and rules. This trend is supported by many startups that are mushrooming in...

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There are several significant changes to California employment law in 2018 that employers should be aware of. These include updates to specific mandatory training and posting requirements with information on employee rights in the workplace. Failure to comply with...

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It’s important for employers to review their business policies and current practices to ensure they are in compliance with new California laws. Changes to employment law in 2018 that employers should be aware of include updates to prohibiting discrimination,...

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 2018 has brought significant changes to California employment law of which employers should be aware. If you’re an employer in California, you should review and update your policies and procedures to make sure you’re in in compliance with these...

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Late last week, the California Supreme Court handed down its decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court, No. S222732, potentially having far-reaching effects on the booming “gig economy.” The Court’s decision does away with the former Borello test...

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Hiring new employees is an essential process for any startup looking to continue its growth. Startups seek to fill their employment needs by hiring the best and brightest employees, but hiring process can be long and cumbersome, diverting time...

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On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at reforming the visa program for foreign technical workers. While the order itself calls for relatively tame measures, it signals a larger trend in the visa program...

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If you are a business owner in California and you employ at least one person, you should be aware of the federal and state laws that mandate how your employees must be treated. There are many different laws that...

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