California labor law tends to become the benchmark for the rest of the nation and compliance can be more challenging than in many other states. Each new year brings new requirements and new laws that must be complied with. Staying on top of these changes and additions can be a job in itself.
Unfortunately, ignorance of the law is never a good defense when it comes to California labor law. While no employer deliberately or maliciously violates the law, lack of information or failing to stay up to date can lead to serious issues.
An updated compliance strategy will help your organization meet its obligations, while providing accuracy and timeliness. So take time to understand the law and prioritize accurate record keeping. In this way, you will make compliance a sure thing.
Eight Key California Labor Law Topics for Employers
Last year, the California legislature passed a number of new laws and amended a number of others. Most of these changes took effect on January 1st and some, like the Mandatory Leaves of Absence provision, become effective on July 1, 2015. Still others are slated to go into effect in 2016.
Here are eight categories of new laws you need to be aware of as an employer in California:
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