On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 95, which extends and expands the requirement for employers to provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees...
How Companies Can Protect Employee Rights
Your employees are what make your company operate so efficiently. At this tumultuous time in world history, some businesses are taking advantage of their workforce. However, the best companies are always and will always put the rights of their employees first. This can be in the form of simple policy change or may even include complete overhaul of their processes. In today’s blog, Michael Sullivan & Associates, the top-rated law firm in California, will be going over some of the ways companies can protect their employees and ultimately strengthen their business through a strong bond with their workforce .
Study Employment Laws
While some business owners may have a sturdy grasp of the law when it comes to employment rights, others may not have the slightest idea what is right or wrong. However, just because you have knowledge of employment law and workers’ rights that doesn’t make your company is morally good. With that being said, having at least a general understanding of employment law is a great way to make sure your company is acting ethically and supporting your employees as much as possible. Reading up on federal employment laws as well as local state laws will help make sure that you’re doing the right thing in terms of providing for your employees.
Managers are the ones who work with a majority of your employees the most. Having a properly trained staff of managers is a great way to help support your employees and your company as a whole. Make sure you emphasize to your managers that they need to follow state and federal laws while also supporting and guiding other employees. Having a highly educated managerial force will help bolster any company, helping everyone from the very top to the newest hiree. When you want to protect your employees’ rights at your company then be sure to educate your managers as much as possible.
Depending on what industry your company is in, you may have certain regulations that your business must meet. For example, agriculture and mining industries require employers to educate their employees on certain issues that may occur during working hours. They also have to supply a certain minimum wage, similar to that of the agriculture industry. Studying these regulations will help make sure that your company is operating lawfully and providing everything you can to your employees. Having this basic knowledge on what your company can and can’t do will allow you to build a supportive foundation for all of your employees. Don’t forget to pass any necessary information to your managers as well as your employees.
If you need help with employment law services in California, then be sure to partner with Michael Sullivan & Associates. Our experienced team of attorneys are ready to help you or your business. Learn more about our employment law services, get to know our California law firm, or contact MS&A to answer any questions and to schedule a free consultation with our legal team today.