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Risk-Proof Your Internship Hiring: Harness Internship Power, Dodge Lawsuits!

Launching an internship program presents a fantastic chance for your company to harness the skills and creativity of talented individuals. But, it’s important to remember that along with this opportunity come some potential legal risks. These risks could snowball into a costly lawsuit if not managed with care. Whether you opt for paid or unpaid […]

 Navigating California’s New Workplace Violence Laws: What Employers Must Know SB 553

California has taken a significant step towards protecting employees by setting a new standard for workplace safety. This law (SB 553) will come into effect on July 1st, 2024, and will impose comprehensive workplace violence prevention requirements on almost all California employers. As the responsibility for maintaining a safe work environment lies with the employers, […]

California’s 2024 Labor Law Changes Demand Your Immediate Attention – Here’s Why!

We are dedicated to protecting your interests and helping you avoid employment lawsuits, we serve as your trusted advisors in Human Resources law, understanding the challenges you face in navigating the constantly changing legal landscape. That’s why we’re here to provide you with the knowledge and expertise you need to stay ahead of the curve. […]

A Small Business Imperative: Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act

As the calendar turns to 2024, small businesses across the United States face a pivotal moment with the imminent implementation of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA). This transformative legislation, which took effect on January 1, 2024, carries the potential to reshape the landscape for millions of small enterprises. In today’s blog post, we delve into […]

Beyond the Basics: Mastering the Employee Handbook 101!

At San Gabriel Valley Law, we serve all types of businesses and entrepreneurs in California and throughout the Country. We understand the challenges businesses face in this legal landscape, especially when it comes to HR and employee law. Our team of expert attorneys is here to support you. We can help you with anything related […]

Supercharge Your Small Business Saturday: Ignite Sales and Community Connection

In today’s world of retail giants and e-commerce behemoths, small businesses often struggle to compete. However, there’s one day of the year that’s tailor-made for them – Small Business Saturday. This annual event, which falls on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, is a celebration of small businesses and the vital role they play in our communities. […]

5 Success Stories of Businesses Embracing Diversity and Disability Inclusion

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, diversity and inclusion are no longer just buzzwords; they are key drivers of success. Companies that actively embrace diversity, including disability inclusion, often experience a multitude of benefits, ranging from enhanced innovation and creativity to improved employee morale and customer loyalty. Here are some real success stories of businesses […]

7 Resources for Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in California

Inclusivity and diversity in the workplace are not just buzzwords; they are essential components of building a strong and innovative workforce. California, a state known for its progressive policies, has a wealth of support and resources available. Here are a few of the various programs, incentives, and organizations dedicated to promoting the employment of people […]

Safeguarding Success: 7 Reasons Why Cybersecurity is Key for Small Businesses

In today’s digital age, small businesses have more opportunities than ever to thrive and expand. However, along with these opportunities come an array of cybersecurity challenges that can have serious consequences.  Here are the reasons why small businesses should make it a top priority. Protecting Sensitive Data: Small businesses collect, store, and process sensitive information […]

Reasonable Accommodations Employers Must Provide in California

In the land of possibility, aka the state of California, fostering a workplace environment that embraces inclusivity and diversity is not just a moral imperative, but also a legal one. Employers in the Golden State are bound by a set of laws that require them to make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities, ensuring that […]