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9 California Labor Laws To Note For 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 5, 2017 8:45:00 AM

With the latest California legislative session having come to an end, there are a number of new labor laws employers should take note of.

While there were dozens of new laws passed in 2017, a majority of the California labor laws deal with gender and immigrant worker issues. Most of these laws will become effective beginning January 1, 2018 with a few having subsequent effective dates, as well.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, labor law compliance, paid family leave, infographic

"Ban The Box" Labor Law Will Restrict Employer's Hiring Questions

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 28, 2017 9:01:00 AM

California Assembly Bill 1008, the California Fair Chance Act, goes into effect January 1, 2018 and impacts employers with five or more employees.

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Topics: ca labor laws, recruiting and hiring, HR compliance, california labor law, labor law compliance

New Immigration California Labor Law Adds New Burdens on Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 27, 2017 8:30:00 AM

Among the slate of new California labor laws enacted recently, the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, or AB 450, is particularly challenging for employers.

The new law, which was signed by Governor. Brown on October 5, 2017, will add three new sections to the Government Code and two new sections to the Labor Code. The legislation, AB 450, will go into effect on January 1, 2018 along with a number of other California labor laws.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, california labor law, immigration law

Employers: New California Labor Laws For 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 27, 2017 12:15:28 PM

Each year the California legislature comes to a close and the governor signs new laws. These include a number of new labor laws and employers need to take note.

The 2017 California legislative session came to an end last month and California employers are once again presented with new employment labor laws. Governor Brown recently signed into law a variety of new legislation including many laws that will impact employers.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, harassment, family leave, salary

California Minimum Wage Increases Are Coming in 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 26, 2017 3:17:24 PM

In addition to the statewide minimum wage level increase, there will be increases in a dozen municipalities in California beginning January 1, 2018. Are you prepared?

The minimum wage for the state of California is currently $10.50 per hour for businesses employing 26 or more workers. For those employers with 25 or less, the current wage is set at a minimum of $10.00 for 2017. This will change beginning January 1, 2018 when those hourly wage amounts increase to $11.00 and $10.50 consecutively. 

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Topics: minimum wage law, ca labor laws, minimum wage San Francisco, california labor laws, california minimum wage, payroll compliance

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