State law requires that employers take steps to prevent and correct wrongful behaviors in the workplace, such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Lizbeth (Beth) West explains what employers should know about mandatory harassment prevention training for non-supervisors and supervisors on this installment of California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: The Basics of Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training
Beth is a Shareholder and Chair of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Group. She is admitted to practice law in California and Washington. She has years of experience assisting employers in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employees. Her practice focuses on counseling and training employers, HR professionals, and managers.
AB1041 recently expanded leave rights in California by adding a “designated person” to the list of people for whom an eligible employee may take time off to care for under both the CFRA and the HWHF Act. Lizbeth “Beth” West explains who can qualify as a designated person under each act, and how often employees may designate a person, in this episode of California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: Who Can Be a “Designated Person” Under the CFRA and HWHF Acts?
The United Nations Secretary General told the Commission on the Status of Women on March 7, 2023, that gender equality is “300 years away.” …
Continue Reading Happy International Women’s Day – Now Wait Another 300 Years for Equality! Wait, What?
Most California employers with 10 or more full-time employees will be obligated to submit OSHA Form 300-A by February 1st, 2023.
Continue Reading Don’t Forget to Post Your OSHA Form 300-A by February 1, 2023
In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part four of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing best practices for effectively memorializing the investigation in a report.
Continue Reading California Employment News: Creating the Report for a Workplace Investigation (Part 4)