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.
Your company's employee policy manual is a critical document for your business success. Yet it can be a challenge to create one that is both concise and sufficient.
While there are no federal or state laws requiring businesses to have a documented policy manual, it is highly recommended. This is because of the many laws that require employers to notify workers of certain workplace rights. Unfortunately, far too many employers choose not to have one.
California employers are subject to both state and federal labor laws for paid family leave. Now it appears there may be new changes that will impact even more employers.
A proposal to expand the state’s parental leave protections to small-business employees passed the state Senate, despite Gov. Jerry Brown’s opposition to a very similar measure last year.