How to Hire in California and Minimize Liability

2020 Annual Conference & Exposition
Learn essential practices for hiring employees in California and minimize liability.

Employers face a patchwork of federal, state and local laws affecting the hiring process in California. These laws require a multitude of notices to applicants/employees, prohibit employers from requesting certain categories of information from applicants/employees, and impose several regulations pertaining to notices, drug tests, background checks, and credit checks. This session covers the best practices regarding: 1) Hiring documents that are required by federal, state, and local laws, such as California's Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence Notice and California's Notice to Employee required for all employers, 2) Local county and city legal requirements regarding minimum wage and paid sick leave, 3) Background checks and credit checks, 4) Inquiring about prior salaries, and 5) Best practices in developing new hire packets for California employees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Comply with California state and local laws to legally interview and hire employees.
  • Understand how federal, state and local laws interact and what requirements these create for employers when hiring new employees in California.
  • Learn how to develop a new hire packet that complies with California and local laws.
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Anthony Zaller

Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Business Acumen
HR Expertise
Leadership & Navigation
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