Developing

  • Employee Handbooks, policies, procedures and related forms.
  • Employment Contracts, Severance and Separation Agreements
  • Commission or Salesperson Pay Plans, and Independent Contractor ¬†Agreements.

Conducting

  • Personnel audits to assess compliance with state and federal laws, including proper employee classifications and independent contractor analysis.
  • Internal investigations of employee complaints of workplace misconduct.

Providing

General Employment Law Advice in a preventative and pro-active approach designed to minimize the risk of litigation. Specific advice on:

  • Managing and coordinating leaves of absences under state and federal laws, including Family and Medical Care, California Family Rights and Pregnancy Disability Leaves and Mandated Paid Sick Leave
  • Classifying “exempt” versus “non-exempt” employees and independent contractors
  • Advising on disciplinary actions and terminations
  • Designing and reviewing employee handbooks and related documents to avoid common pitfalls
  • Management and employee training on workplace issues such as diversity, harassment avoidance and effective management techniques
  • Preventative review of all employment policies and practices
  • New hire packages and employee orientation and training
  • Workplace investigations and audits