A Business Owner’s Take on Super Bowl Sunday

January 28, 2012 0

My husband and I visited one of our favorite places today, Johnny B’s. It’s a great burger and brew place, and the owner transformed it from the original dive bar it was into one of the premier sports bars in east county. We saw a sign announcing Johnny B’s would be closed after 2:00 PM […]

New California Requirement for Employers

January 12, 2012 0

Starting January 1, 2012, California employers are required to provide nonexempt employees with specific wage information at the time of hire. The new Wage Theft Protection Act of 2011 amends the Labor Code to add section 2810.5, which requires a written notice to nonexempt employees at the time of hire. The notice contains information about […]

A New Year and the Scammers are Out

January 11, 2012 0

I received my “FINAL NOTICE” from the California Labor Compliance, Business Compliance Department. Apparently, I needed to send them $275.00 to ensure compliance with California labor law. Pretty official stuff. And it went right into the trash, naturally. The California Labor Compliance people are not connected to any official government agency. They’re just fishing for […]