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Posted in Local Ordinances Minimum Wage

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…

287
Posted in Overtime

Status on Federal Overtime Rules: DOL May Take a Mulligan

Last year, many employers were shocked when the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new federal overtime rule that drastically changed the salary level that…

calchamber membership
268
Posted in General

2017 Board Chair: CalChamber Membership Helps Businesses Thrive

A California Chamber of Commerce video featuring 2017 Board Chair Susan Corrales-Diaz was released last week at the 92nd Annual Sacramento Host Breakfast. The video highlights…

301
Posted in Independent Contractor

DOL Pulls Independent Contractor and Joint-Employer Guidance

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) said that it is withdrawing two guidance memos on joint-employer liability and independent contractor classification. These guidance memos…

269
Posted in General

Four Employment-related Job Killer Bills Remain Active

Friday, June 2, was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. The following four employment-related job killer bills moved…

288
Posted in Discrimination Harassment

California Proposes National Origin Regulations

California’s Fair Employment and Housing Council recently proposed amendments to the state Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to specifically address national origin protections California…

857
Posted in Discrimination

New Transgender Regulations Coming July 1; More Restroom Rules

The California Office of Administrative Law approved new regulations that specifically address protections for transgender persons, including equal access to use of facilities, such as…

296
Posted in Local Ordinances

June 15 Webinar on the Upward Trend in Local Ordinances

It’s an extraordinary trend that shows no signs of slowing down. From the Bay Area to San Diego, California cities and counties are enacting local…

AB 168, salary history
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Posted in Compensation Hiring

Seeking Salary History May Be Banned

The California Assembly this week passed a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill that could expose employers to costly litigation for inquiring into an applicant’s prior…

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Posted in Compensation Workplace Policies

Closed for Memorial Day? Paying Wages to Employees

If an employer is closed on a payday that falls on a holiday listed in the California Government Code, such as Memorial Day, the employer…