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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

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

Avoiding Employee Lawsuits And Claims

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Aug 24, 2017 12:11:07 PM

Employers must constantly balance expenses with the needs of their business. But the costs of compliance with labor laws is essential.

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor laws, labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, compliance mistakes

California Paid Sick Leave Law Gets Clarification

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 13, 2017 2:24:32 PM

With the confusing, and often overlapping, paid sick leave laws and regulations, employers find it difficult to be compliant with these California labor laws. 

Recently the California Labor Commissioner updated a few key points in its FAQ page. On March 29, 2017, the Commissioner, by way of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), sought to provide additional guidance and clarification by issuing an update to its California Paid Sick Leave: Frequently Asked Questions.

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Topics: California Sick Leave Law, california paid sick leave law, sick leave abuse, paid sick leave, california labor laws, labor law compliance

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