California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide

California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide

Revised & Updated for 2021

James J. McDonald


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Written especially for HR professionals and business people, California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide is the essential resource for avoiding the many perils and pitfalls California employers face. Comprehensively updated to address new developments, the 2019 Edition features: new independent contractor test; new harassment training requirements; class-action waivers in arbitration agreements; new rules on national origin discrimination; requirement that employees be paid for minimal preparation and concluding work; clarification of rules regarding salary history inquiries; new NLRB standards for employee conduct policies; requirements for lawful time clock rounding; rules for rest break pay for commissioned and piece-rate employees; and new rules regarding lactation breaks.


James J. McDonald:
James J. McDonald, Jr., J.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is managing partner of the Irvine, California, office of the labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP. He also teaches labor and employment law in the Human Resources Management Program at the University of California, Irvine.