Employers have plenty to think about as the year wraps up, from hosting safe employee holiday parties to managing year-end payroll. However, California employers should also take some time to make sure they'll be in compliance with all the new state employment laws that will go into effect in the beginning of 2018. Here are five things to pay attention to.
In California, a wide range of employment issues may be addressed through an employment contract between the company and its workers. According to Chron.com, a primary advantage is the identifying of an employee's responsibilities and specific job duties. When details about performance expectations are included, they may be used during evaluations and in situations where raises or promotions may be due. Failure to meet standards may also be listed as grounds to end the contract.