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November 2017 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Asking Salary History is now Off-Limits when Hiring There already exist laws banning certain employment practices. For example, under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (Govt. Code §§ 12900 et seq.) an employer cannot discriminate on the basis of factors including, but not limited to, race, religion, national origin and sex. A recently signed…

201711.01
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Things to do in November – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is intended to provide a synopsis of a few of the tasks normally started or performed during this month.  The list is obviously not exhaustive in nature and is designed only as a “reminder” to be supplemented by each Personnel/Human Resources…

201710.02
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October 2017 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Travelling Time and the Law It is fairly common that educational institutions send hourly workers to attend training off campus.  However, the issue arises regarding how to account for the time travelling to and from the training.  According to the California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the time spent at a…

201710.02
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Things to do in October – Community College Districts

Important Administrative Things to do This Month for Community College Districts (This “to do list” is contains  ongoing tasks for consideration at various times throughout the year.  The lists are obviously not exhaustive in nature and are designed only as a “reminder.”) Begin review and revision process of job descriptions Compile equal opportunity/nondiscrimination information and…

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September 2017 Newsletter – Community College Districts

Public Employers, the Union and New Hires A recently signed law has two requirements affecting public employers, including educators. Specifically, Government Code Sections 3555 through 3559 which require an employer to give a union’s exclusive representative access to the employer’s new hire orientations. Also, the employer must provide to the union certain job-related, as well…

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September 2017 Newsletter – School Districts

Public Employers, the Union and New Hires A recently signed law has two requirements affecting public employers, including educators. Specifically, Government Code Sections 3555 through 3559 which require an employer to give a union’s exclusive representative access to the employer’s new hire orientations. Also, the employer must provide to the union certain job-related, as well…