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Posted in General

Several Employment-Related Bills Remain Active in California Legislature

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees last Friday to reach the…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Santa Clara to Raise City Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour by 2019

On August 22, the Santa Clara City Council adopted an amendment to the city’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO), changing the MWO’s annual rate increase schedule…

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Posted in General

New 2017 Midyear Employment Law White Paper

Even though the year isn’t over, 2017 has already been busy for California employers. You should make sure you are in compliance with new regulations,…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements

EEO Reporting: Requirement to Collect Pay Data by Race and Gender Halted

Yesterday, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued an immediate stay of a rule that would have required private employers with more…

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Posted in Compensation

Pay Stub Best Practices Pay Off

Your company’s pay stub is more than just a piece of paper. For California employers, the pay stub (referred to as a wage statement) is…

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Posted in General

Many Harmful Bills Still Alive in State Legislature

The end of the legislative year is just a few weeks away and the California Chamber of Commerce continues to fight numerous proposals that could…

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Posted in Exempt/Nonexempt

CalChamber-Opposed Bill Accelerates Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that accelerates the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees is awaiting action on the Senate Floor. CalChamber is opposed…

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Posted in Meal and Rest Break

September Webinar on Avoiding Meal and Rest Break Violations

California sets its own strict rules when it comes to meal and rest breaks. But it’s up to employers to inform employees that they’re entitled…

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Posted in Disabilities

Rigid Disability Leave Policy Results in $2 Million Settlement

Inflexible disability leave policies that fail to assess the individual needs of the employee can lead to liability, as a recent $2 million settlement demonstrates….

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Posted in Compensation

Question Remains: Should Apple Workers Be Paid for Security Screening Time?

Yesterday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal asked the California Supreme Court to help resolve the question of whether Apple’s store workers should be paid…