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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

5 CA Labor Laws Compliance Issues That Can Hurt Your Business

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Sep 21, 2017 9:30:00 AM

Small businesses must navigate numbers of fiscal challenges as well as labor law compliance issues.

Businesses in California are subject to an every increasing number of CA labor laws and regulations that govern the employment relationship. And their HR managers are tasked with understanding and complying with them to avoid costly fines and other penalties.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, HR management practices, labor law compliance, compliance mistakes

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

Overtime Rules And CA Labor Law

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 25, 2017 9:01:00 AM

Of all the vast number of CA labor laws, complying with the overtime pay rules can be one of the most challenging.

Compliance can not only be a challenge, failure to be in compliance with the labor laws can be costly. One of the most common employee complaints that lead to legal claims against employers involves overtime pay.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, overtime pay, labor law compliance, employee classification, payroll compliance

California "Meal Period" Rules: A Checklist For What You Need To Know

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 24, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Do you know the California break laws? Here's a checklist for what you need to know to comply with the "meal period" rules.

[This guest post was provided by Douglas J. Farmer, Attorney, Ogletree Deakins, P.C., San Francisco. He can be contacted at]

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Topics: ca labor laws, california labor law, meal and rest breaks, employee lawsuits, california break laws

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