Category Archives: business law

Free $50 Visa Gift Card

From now until December 31, 2015, when you sign-up for any of the following services, you receive a FREE Visa Gift Card worth $50!*
That’s right, you get a FREE $50 gift card that you can use anywhere Visa Gift Cards are accepted. Share some joy with friends, family, and co-workers or indulge yourself (we won’t tell!). It’s our gift to you so you can treat yourself this holiday season.

Your FREE $50 Visa Gift Card is available if you contract for any of the following services by December 31, 2015:
Human resources, employment law, and business management annual consultation plan (plans start as low as $125 per month),
Online harassment prevention training for 20 or more employees or supervisors,
Performance management training,
Interview coaching,
Marketing and presentation skills coaching, or
Updated or new employment law handbook.

For more information and to receive your gift, please contact Jillian Bruni, MBA at or 858-753-1775.

*limit one card per customer

Test Your Knowledge Answers – December 7, 2015





Test Your Knowledge Answers – November 24, 2015


  1. True or False – California law requires that employers pay a portion of an employee’s cell phone bill if the employee is required to use his/her personal cell phone for work-related calls – even if the employee has an unlimited data plan and incurs no additional expenses due to the work-related calls, and even if someone else pays the employee’s cell phone bill.
  1. True or False: California law requires an employer to pay an employee for 8 hours of work time for each day the employee is away from work serving as a juror in a trial.
  1. An employee who reports to work on time for a scheduled shift of 8 hours who is sent home due to a lack of work after working 2 hours must be paid ____ hours at his/her regular rate of pay.


  1. True
  2. False
  3. 4

January Newsletter

human resources information, employment law information, business management information

Your Law and Management Resource Center January 2015 Newsletter is now available! Click here to view: Newsletter_LMRC_01_2015_.

The following is included in our January newsletter:

  • Information on our new Human Resources and Management Group and how to join;
  • Details about our first event of the year and how to register – February 18th;
  • Information about the new wage theft protection act notice now available;
  • Information about our new Premier Provider Program and how to join;
  • 20+ new laws in 2015;
  • Discount for employee handbooks;
  • 5 tips for effective presentations and confidence in public speaking;
  • Fun knowledge quiz to see what you know;
  • Information on how to have an effective performance management system and how you; can let us help you; and
  • Information on your new 2015 training requirements – supervisor training.

Please feel free to share it with others who may be interested!

Last Chance to Register! 2015 Employment Law Update with the DLSE

DLSE Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner  


2015 Employment Law Update

  November 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

employment law update 2015

More than 20 new employment laws are coming into effect in 2015. 

Join us for this presentation and learn what laws will effect your business and its employment practices. Find out what you need to do to be in compliance at the start of the year.

Linda Aguilar, Senior Deputy Labor Commissioner for the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the State agency that adjudicates claims filed by employees against employers for wages, investigates discrimination complaints, and enforces labor laws and wage orders, has agreed to join us once again! Come get information on the new laws from the agency that enforces them!

Start off the new year educated and with the right tools to help protect yourself and your organization. Don’t miss this insightful presentation on what’s new for 2015, answers to common employment law and human resource questions, and practical guidance for compliance as the new year begins – all in a beautiful and comfortable setting with continental breakfast included.


  Bring a Friend and Get $10 Off Each Registration!

Continental Breakfast Included

Last Chance to Register! $125 per person

Location:  Bernardo Heights Country Club – 16066 Bernardo Heights Parkway, San Diego

To Register:  Complete the enrollment form located here:   

*If registering together, please include all names and you will receive the discount automatically. If registering separately, please include all names and you will receive a $10 credit when your friend(s) register. 

Your Lunch Might be Changing at Work

Your Lunch Might be Changing at Work

lunch at work

Many popular employers are known for providing gourmet food to their employees, free of charge. The question now, is if they should be. The IRS could be changing the way employees at organizations such as Google and Facebook both receive and perceive this benefit they have likely grown accustomed to. To read more, and see if you could be affected, visit this article on Forbes For more information about employment law and human resource issues, visit the Law & Management Resource Center