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    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    By Ellen Savage, J.D. My employee asked for a few days off for a vacation with her family but wants to take it unpaid rather than using the vacation time she has accrued. Can I require her to use her paid vacation time before taking unpaid time, or does she have the right to save her vacation time to use in the future? An employer may require an employee who is taking a vacation to use accrued ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Business Training, Member News
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
     September 5, 2019 Bianca Saad   Some California employers now have until January 1, 2021 to train employees on sexual harassment prevention—a one-year extension of the original January 1, 2020 deadline. The deadline was not extended for employers of seasonal and temporary employees, who are hired to work for less than six months. Starting January 1, 2020, these employees must be trained ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 03, 2019
    Reuters - Lucia Mutikani U.S. manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in three years in August, with new orders and hiring declining sharply as trade tensions weighed on business confidence, raising financial market fears of a recession. Concerns about the economy, which is in its longest expansion ever, were also exacerbated by other data on Tuesday showing construction spending ...read more
    Categories: Legislative and Advocacy, Business Training