From minimum wage notices to no smoking signs, California employers must display a wide variety of information in a place where all employees can see it. The California Department of Industrial Relations regulates the type of information employers are required to post – including laws and regulations covering workplace health and safety, whistleblower protection, sick leave and much more – as well as the manner in which postings are displayed.
Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the New Parent Leave Act into law, which expands California's parental leave law to include bonding time after the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child for adoption for new parents. As many as 2.8 million employees may be affected by the new law, according to The Sacramento Bee. What does this mean for their employers?
Whether you're replacing a former employee, creating a new position or welcoming an employee back from a medical leave, writing a job description is an important part of the hiring process. Even if you are in a rush to fill a position, it is worth taking the time to make sure the job description is clear, accurate and comprehensive.