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California Labor & Employment Law Podcast

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Part 2 - Employee handbooks for California Employers. Discussing employment policies on sexual harassment, meal and rest breaks, vacation and leave, and policies to avoid.

Part 2 - Employee handbooks for California Employers. Discussing employment policies on sexual harassment, meal and rest breaks, vacation and leave, and policies to avoid.

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  • 1. Employee Handbooks – Part 2 Presented by: Anthony Zaller Van Vleck Turner & Zaller LLP www.vtzlaw.com California Labor & Employment Law Podcast
  • 2. Employee Handbooks – Part 2 Will Cover:
      • Sexual harassment policies
      • Modifying handbooks
      • Meal and rest breaks
      • Leave Policies
      • Policies to Avoid
      • Translations of handbooks
  • 3. Sexual Harassment Policies
    • No requirements to make complaint in writing
    • Not recommended to inform employees that it is improper to make false complaints.
  • 4. Right to Modify
    • Need to reserve right to modify
    • Acknowledgements
  • 5. Meal and Rest Breaks
    • Employees can sue for up to four years of damages.
  • 6. Meal and Rest Breaks
    • Employees can sue for up to four years of damages.
    • Review policy to make sure it complies with CA law.
  • 7. Meal and Rest Breaks
    • Employees can sue for up to four years of damages.
    • Review policy to make sure it complies with CA law.
    • Implement complaint procedure.
  • 8. Leave Policies
    • Vacation
    • Personal Days
    • Sick Leave
  • 9. Leave Policies
    • Vacation
        • No use-it-or-lose-it policy
        • “ Reasonable Cap” – 1.7 times annual accrual
    • Personal Days
    • Sick Leave
  • 10. Leave Policies
    • Vacation
    • Personal Days
        • Like vacation time – cannot require employee “use-it-or-lose-it”
    • Sick Leave
  • 11. Leave Policies
    • Vacation
    • Personal Days
    • Sick Leave
        • 50% rule/ “Kin Care”
  • 12. Leave Policies
    • Vacation
    • Personal Days
    • Sick Leave
        • 50% rule/ “Kin Care”
        • Can be use-it-or-lose-it (must specify in handbook)
  • 13. Policies to Avoid
  • 14. Policies to Avoid
    • Reductions In Force
  • 15. Policies to Avoid
    • Reductions In Force
    • English Only
  • 16. Policies to Avoid
    • Reductions In Force
    • English Only
    • Advances/Loans to Employees
          • Cannot require “balloon” re-payments.
  • 17. Translation Issues
  • 18. Translation Issues
    • Can and should translate handbooks
  • 19. Translation Issues
    • Can and should translate handbooks
    • Should specify that English version controls
  • 20. Presented by: Anthony Zaller [email_address] Blog: www.vtzlawblog.com Van Vleck Turner & Zaller LLP California Labor & Employment Law Podcast