With a new year on the horizon, California employers should be prepared to address recent court cases and several changes in legislation that will impact workplace policies, including employee sick and bereavement leave, drug testing and privacy rights. Are you ready? Our roundup will help you identify the issues relevant to your business in 2023; […]
Expansions to the California Family Rights Act Effective January 1, 2022, Assembly Bill 1033 (AB 1033) adds “parent-in-law” to the list of persons that an employee may take time off to care for, pursuant to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). AB 1033 also recasts the notice provisions of the small employer family leave mediation […]
For more information on how we can help your business, visit our COVID-19 Resource Center. On Friday, the President signed the $2 trillion emergency aid bill passed by Senate earlier last week in response to the economic blow of the coronavirus outbreak. The legislation, called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), is […]
A slate of new legislation and court decisions will change the way California employers hire, fire, train, pay, classify and manage employees in 2019. Our round-up of key issues will get you up to speed, and help you navigate which decisions and laws will impact you in the coming year. #MeToo Movement Hits California Employers […]
New Questions Arise as the Federal Minimum Salary Levels for Exempt Employees Will More Than Double on December 1, 2016 The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued new regulations which increase the minimum salary levels that employers must pay its salaried employees in order for them to be exempt from the Fair Labor Standards […]
The California Court of Appeal’s decision in Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, decided on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, landed a severe blow to California’s already struggling Hospitals. In Gerard, the Court invalidated a section of Wage Order 5 relating to meal period waivers in the Health Care Industry which has been relied upon […]
Travis Gemoets’s blog article titled, “Change in IRS Rules on ‘Automatic Tipping’ Raises a Red Flag for Hotels & Restaurants”, was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online, Hospitality Net, ehotelier.com and Hotel News Resource.