Affinity Groups Must be Properly Managed to Benefit All

While affinity groups are popular in many large companies, they can present legal problems and lower rather than raise morale if allowed to run amuck. […]

Job Candidates Should Not be Judged or Screened Based on Salary History

Asking about one's salary history is illegal in California. So how should hiring managers and job candidates talk about money? […]

Smart Companies Catch Pay Inequities Before Plaintiffs Do

The #MeToo movement has brought the gender pay gap into sharp relief. Wise employers should audit their salary structures to ensure they aren't perpetuating inequality. […]

Some Flexible Schedules Aren’t As Flexible as Employees May Believe

California law has a lot to say about the eight-hour workday. Working four 10-hour shifts to create three-day weekends is not as simple as it appears. […]

The First Amendment Does Not Allow Discriminatory Speech at Work

Under the law, you are free to express any opinion. But because the First Amendment restricts government, not employers, there will be consequences in the workplace. […]