As a result of new amendments to California's Fair Employment and Housing Act regarding discrimination, harassment and retaliation prevention policy requirements, two new handbook statements have been added and three handbook statements have been removed.
Because an increasing number of workers are entering into romantic relationships in the workplace, it is necessary for employers to monitor and manage such relationships in order to protect their own business interests, maintain a fair and professional workplace and minimize the risk of a lawsuit. Using XpertHR's various Tools and resources will aid employers in managing romantic relationships in the workplace.
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