In simple terms, a severance agreement is an enforceable contract that an employer provides to an employee upon termination. Often severance agreements can include waivers of certain rights as well as confidentiality provisions. Their intent usually depends on each unique circumstance and the facts leading to the termination of employment.

Learn about the important restrictions associated with these agreements, and what every employee and employer should know about them, in this episode of the Bottled Business Sense Show.

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Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com bill@wfblegalconsulting.com 949.698.6222

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The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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Determining whether a California worker is an independent contractor or an employee has never been an exact science, with a lot riding on correct classification. The California Supreme Court recently tried to simplify the issue by adopting a new “ABC” test for California for claims under the IWC Wage Orders for minimum wage, overtime pay, and meal and rest period violations.

Learn about these important changes in this episode of the Bottled Business Sense Show.

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Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com bill@wfblegalconsulting.com 949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com rick@captivate365.com 949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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California requires non-exempt employees be afforded rest breaks and meal periods after working a certain number of hours. Penalties will result against the employer otherwise. But what happens if an employer requires the meal break to take place at the place of employment?

Learn more in this episode of the Bottled Business Sense Show.

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Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com
bill@wfblegalconsulting.com
949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com
rick@captivate365.com
949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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California employers have many different obligations to train employees on certain issues.  The primary training obligation that applies to nearly every employer is to provide sexual harassment prevention training. Employers should review the requirements that pertain to them on our next show, in order to ensure compliance.  

WFB LEGAL CONSULTING–LAWYER FOR BUSINESS–A BEST ASSET PROTECTION Services Group

Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com
bill@wfblegalconsulting.com
949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com
rick@captivate365.com
949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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Unlawful sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual conduct that is physical, verbal, written, or otherwise, and that is either severe or pervasive, which can create a hostile work environment. It can cause multiple economic problems for employers.

Let’s examine each of these factors, and more, on this episode of the Bottled Business Sense Show.

 

WFB LEGAL CONSULTING–LAWYER FOR BUSINESS–A BEST ASSET PROTECTION Services Group

Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com
bill@wfblegalconsulting.com
949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com
rick@captivate365.com
949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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Making the decision to terminate an employee should never be taken lightly. If you do determine that an employee is not a good fit, or that you cannot afford to keep an employee, you will have to carefully plan how you will handle each termination. Learn much more in this episode of the Bottled Business Sense Show.

 

WFB LEGAL CONSULTING–LAWYER FOR BUSINESS–A BEST ASSET PROTECTION Services Group

Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com
bill@wfblegalconsulting.com
949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com
rick@captivate365.com
949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

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If you are among the estimated one in three Californians with a criminal record, you might worry about how it will affect your job search. Surveys show that a majority of employers perform criminal background checks when hiring for at least some positions. Fortunately, job seekers with criminal records have some strong protections under California law. Learn more on this episode of The Bottled Business Sense Show.

WFB LEGAL CONSULTING–LAWYER FOR BUSINESS–A BEST ASSET PROTECTION Services Group

Bill Bernard – WFBLegalConsulting.com
bill@wfblegalconsulting.com
949.698.6222

Rick Moscoso – Captivate365.com
rick@captivate365.com
949.667.1182

The Bottled Business Sense Show provides practical business perspectives that uniquely emphasize both legal and media marketing strategies that protect and insure the longevity of your business.

WFB LEGAL CONSULTING–LAWYER FOR BUSINESS–A BEST ASSET PROTECTION Services Group