Q. Some of my employees are required to drive their personal cars to and from various worksites during working hours. Do I have to compensate these employees for the miles they drive during this travel? If so, how much per mile must I reimburse them for?
Q. My employees receive one week of paid vacation per year. Since I cannot have a use-it-or-lose-it policy, can I just cap vacation accrual at five days?
Q. May we impose height and weight requirements on job applicants?
Q. Can we require job applicants to submit photographs with their résumés and applications?
Q. With Valentine’s Day around the corner and love in the air, I think it would be an opportune time to convince our employee to take her husband’s last name.
Q. We recently hired an amazing applicant for a position at our large accounting firm. After signing her offer, she casually mentioned that her husband works here. We have a policy against office romances. Can we dismiss either her or her husband for this reason?
Q. What are California employers’ obligations with regard to workers who get called on for jury duty?
Q. One of our employees is a gestational surrogate for a woman who cannot carry a child. Is our employee entitled to pregnancy disability, FMLA or CFRA leave as a surrogate?
What are our notice requirements? … What must WARN notices say? … What if we don’t give notice?
Q. I recently relocated my business to California from a foreign country. I heard that I am not allowed to smoke in my office. Is this true?