Work Wisely


Helping organizations proactively comply with employment laws

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Providing objective workplace fact-finding investigations

Our Services


Employment Law Compliance

We help your organization take proactive steps to comply with federal and state workplace laws


Harassment Prevention & Employment Law Training

We provide up-to-date and engaging training programs based on real-world scenarios

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Workplace Investigations

We conduct neutral fact-finding investigations into workplace misconduct and whistleblower complaints

Featured Clients

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Community Housing Development Corporation

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Sterling Bank and Trust

“We’re grateful to have access to Mary’s deep knowledge and advice on ever-changing employment laws, as well as her effective communications to us. Mary’s collaborative, practical approach over the years has helped us create a positive work environment for our employees."

Helen Lin, AVP, HR Manager, Sterling Bank & Trust, FSB


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New California Employment Laws for 2021

As we approach the end of this cataclysmic year, we can be thankful for something that never changes — more employment law issues to address.  The following describes the most significant California employment laws going into effect in 2021, along with an HR Compliance Checklist to help you plan ahead. Expansion of the California Family…

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Speaking Engagements

Mary L. Topliff is available as a keynote speaker and subject matter expert on a variety of employment law and human resources topics.