Hiring And Onboarding Employment Law Issues Facing California Startups & Growing Businesses: Part II
Published by Eric A. Welter on October 3, 2019
WHITE PAPER: What California employers should know about onboarding employees for startup companies and growing businesses.
While many startups and growing companies have fully developed business plans, human resources planning and employment-related issues are often overlooked. Employers’ failure to address these issues can lead to substantial financial and operational risks associated with employment-related litigation and penalties for failing to comply with employment-related federal, state, and local laws. California employment laws can be particularly complicated and are constantly changing. In order to minimize legal risk, it is imperative for startups and growing businesses to lay the groundwork for compliance with these laws.
“Hiring And Onboarding Employment Law Issues Facing California Startups & Growing Businesses” provides an overview of California employment laws and best practices for startups and growing businesses. Part I of this series focuses on employment-related issues facing California employers during the application and hiring process. Part II of this series focuses on common considerations startups and growing businesses should address when onboarding newly hired employees. Part II provides an overview of California-related onboarding topics, including setting wages, employee reimbursements, mandatory notices, employee classifications, leave policies, and payroll requirements.
There are many risks involved in running a business and managing employees. California laws related to employment are constantly changing and it is difficult for companies, big or small, to ensure compliance with all of these laws. Employers who invest in human resources and compliant employment practices will be better armed to avoid litigation and business disruption.Topics: Class Actions and Complex Litigation, Employee Classification, Employment Discrimination, Employment Litigation, Hiring Performance Management and Termination, leaves of absence, Policies Procedures and Employee Handbooks, Wage and Hour, Wage and Hour Compliance and Litigation