BACKGROUND CHECKS (CALIFORNIA)–Employer Use of Credit Reports Restricted

In addition to other restrictions and procedures required under federal and state law with regard to background checks, as of January 1, 2012 specific requirements must be met for an employer to obtain a consumer credit report which includes credit-related information such as credit history, credit score or credit record on a prospective or current

CALIFORNIA LABOR CODE–Written Commission Agreements

By January 1, 2013, every employer who pays employees for services rendered in California on a commission basis must have a written agreement with the employee which sets forth the basis on which commissions are to be paid. The employer must give a signed copy of the agreement to every employee to whom commissions are

NLRA–NLRA notice posting requirement postponed until January 31, 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has postponed the implementation date for the new NLRA notice to be posted by all employers within the jurisdiction of the NLRB (most private employers). The new effective date for posting the notice is January 31, 2012. Since this notice will in all likelihood be included in the “all-in-one”