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FOR THE  SOUTH PASADENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE JULY 6, 2010 CARDENAS LAW GROUP A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION FRANK C. CARDENAS TOP 10 EMPLOYMENT LAW MISTAKES MADE BY BUSINESSES
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1. Not researching local laws. ,[object Object],[object Object]
2. Underestimating the importance of the Employee Handbook. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
3. Misclassifying an Employee as an Independent Contractor. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
4. Not paying Overtime. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
5. Not having a Meal and Rest Break Policy ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
6. Not providing and recording  meal breaks. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
7. Not paying accrued vacation when employment is severed. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
8. Not reimbursing employees for business related expenses, such as travel. ,[object Object]
9. Overestimating the enforceability of  covenants not to compete. ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
10. Not hiring or retaining HR management  who know California law. ,[object Object],[object Object]
SPECIAL NOTE:  The Employee Misclassification Prevention Act ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
THANK YOU! SOUTH PASADENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]

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Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes Made By Businesses

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