Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Local Ordinance Changes Coming July 1

Throughout California, local cities and counties continue to pass ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks and more. On July 1, 2018, several local minimum wage rates will increase, and two new local ordinances will go into effect. Minimum Wage Increases The following cities and county will increase their minimum wage […]

7 Jun 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Unemployment Benefits Available for Workers Affected by Southern California Wildfires and Mudslides

Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits are now available for workers, business owners and self-employed individuals who lost jobs or had work hours substantially reduced as a result of the wildfires and associated flooding, mudslides and debris flows in Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. DUA provides temporary unemployment benefits to people […]

19 Jan 18 - Benefits - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Los Angeles Demands $1.45 Million Penalty for Violation of Local Minimum Wage Law

Penalties just got very costly for Los Angeles employers. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office and the City’s Office of Wage Standards (OWS) announced this week that they are demanding $1.45 million in penalties from Carl’s Jr. Restaurants for the alleged failure to comply with the city’s minimum wage laws at several Los Angeles locations. […]

28 Jun 17 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

July 1 Brings Changes to Local Ordinances

Throughout California, local cities and counties are passing ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks, employee scheduling and more. Minimum Wage Increases Although the state minimum wage doesn’t increase until 2018, a number of local minimum wage hikes will take effect on July 1, 2017. The following cities and county will […]

16 Jun 17 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Changes to Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave Rules

The City of Los Angeles has a mandatory paid sick leave (PSL) law which is part of its minimum wage ordinance and which has been in effect since July 1, 2016, for employers with 26 or more employees.  The Los Angeles PSL ordinance will begin to apply to employers with 25 or fewer employees on […]

5 Apr 17 - Time Off, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »