Many new state and local employment laws will take effect in California on January 1, covering topics such as minimum wage, pay equity, discrimination, workplace safety and more. California employers should review these developments and take steps now to ensure they are ready to comply.
In preparation for a layoff, it is just as important to have a plan in place for communicating with those employees who will remain as it is for those who will be directly affected by job losses. Implementing a plan focused on helping remaining employees navigate the emotions and practical workplace implications of a layoff can help an employer position itself and its employees for long-term success.
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