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California Labor Laws 2018: Update

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 6, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Several labor laws were signed by Governor Jerry Brown at the end of the 2018 California legislative session. These will have a fiscal and policy impact on businesses and employers in California.

 

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Topics: california labor laws, labor law compliance, sexual harassment, employee lawsuits, HR compliance

New California Labor Laws Passed In 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Oct 18, 2018 10:51:24 AM

With the end of the 2018 California legislative session in Sacramento, a number of bills were signed by Governor Jerry Brown. Many of these will impact businesses and corporations in California.

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Topics: sexual harassment, labor law compliance, policies and procedures, harassment, california labor laws

Minimum Wage Law 2018 Update: California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 6, 2018 1:58:13 PM

California has been one of the states leading the legislative trend to establish mandated minimum wage rates far above the federal rate. In addition to the state minimum wage, local cities and municipalities have established their own, as well.

Minimum-wage employees in San Francisco and a few other cities got another $1 an hour raise on Sunday, July 1, 2018. This increase represents the last phase of a multi-year plan to increase the minimum wage in San Francisco to the current rate of $15.00 per hour.

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

Sexual Harassment And California Employers

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 8, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Sexual harassment is an unfortunate reality in the American workplace. While the perpetrators often go unpunished, employers must understand that they, too, are liable when incidents occur and are reported.

Simply having a policy in place, or making public statements denouncing harassing behavior will not suffice in the instance of a legal complaint. According to the compliance firm, Atlantic Training

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Topics: sexual harassment, employee lawsuits, harassment, discrimination, california labor laws

Be Clear On Overtime Pay In California

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Apr 3, 2018 12:42:46 PM

Until the federal government finalizes new rules regarding the salary floor for exempting employees from overtime pay, the current provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) still apply.

As of January 1, 2018 California's overtime minimum wage is one and a half times the current California minimum wage rates of $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 $10.50 per hour.

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Topics: overtime pay, minimum wage law, FLSA, DOL, dol fsla, california labor laws

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