Tag: training

California Implements Significant Changes in the Employment Application Process, Employee Training, and Protected Leaves

On October 12, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed several bills regulating a wide range of employer actions, everything from the labeling of cleaning fluids to the employment application process.┬á While compliance with all of these new laws is important, four are of particular importance as they directly impact the information employers can seek from … Continue Reading

Proposed Law Would Subsidize Employers’ English Classes

Last week, the proposed Strengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Skills Act  (SUCCESS) was introduced in both the House and Senate during the week of July 20 that supporters say would help immigrants integrate into U.S. society and workplaces and includes tax breaks for businesses offering English literacy programs to their employees.  … Continue Reading

Stoel Rives to Host Employee Free Choice Act Seminar in Portland June 11

If passed in its proposed form, the Employee Free Choice Act ("EFCA") will revolutionize federal labor laws by allowing unions to organize without a secret-ballot election. Other onerous provisions include shortening the time to negotiate a first contract and, if the parties do not agree, allowing an arbitrator (a judge) to decide the terms of … Continue Reading

Stoel Rives Offers ADA Amendments Act Seminars in Boise, Portland and Seattle

The ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) will become law on January 1, 2009, substantially expanding the Americans with Disabilities Act, and increasing employers’ obligations to accommodate disabled employees.  To help you get ready to comply with this important new law, Stoel Rives is offering free ADAAA seminars in its Seattle, Portland and Boise offices on December 2, 2008.  To … Continue Reading
LexBlog