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  • Local Minimum Wages Set to Increase July 1

    On January 1, 2022, California’s statewide minimum wage increased to $15.00 ($14.00 for employers with 25 employees or less).  A statewide minimum of $15.00 for all businesses was scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2023.  However, as a result of rates of inflation of over 7%, a further statutory increase has been triggered... Continue Reading
    June 8, 2022
  • Reminders Regarding Remote Employees in California

    While April has meant the return to the office for many employees across the state, many are remaining remote despite the lifting of statewide COVID-19 restrictions. Employers with remote employees in California need to ensure they are complying with the state’s employment laws when it comes to those working from home. For purposes of the... Continue Reading
    April 25, 2022
  • Ask A Litigator: What Do Employers Need to Know About PAGA?

    The Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) has been in the news lately with a proposed state Proposition seeking to reform it, and the Supreme Court taking up a case regarding PAGA and arbitrations. Though recent developments give hope to employers that some limitations will be placed on PAGA claims, the filing of PAGA claims continues... Continue Reading
    February 8, 2022
  • Proposed San Francisco Ordinance to Require Paid Sick Leave for Domestic Workers

    Most employees in San Francisco (and throughout California)  receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.  The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is now considering an ordinance that would broaden the availability of paid sick leave to domestic workers by establishing a “portable” paid sick leave system. The “Domestic Workers’ Equal Access to... Continue Reading
    December 3, 2021
  • Proposed San Francisco Ordinance to Require Paid Sick Leave for Domestic Workers

    Most employees in San Francisco (and throughout California)  receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.  The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is now considering an ordinance that would broaden the availability of paid sick leave to domestic workers by establishing a “portable” paid sick leave system. The “Domestic Workers’ Equal Access to... Continue Reading…
    December 3, 2021
  • Proposed San Francisco Ordinance to Require Paid Sick Leave for Domestic Workers

    Most employees in San Francisco (and throughout California)  receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked.  The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is now considering an ordinance that would broaden the availability of paid sick leave to domestic workers by establishing a “portable” paid sick leave system. The “Domestic Workers’ Equal... Continue Reading
    December 3, 2021
  • California Passes Legislation Regarding Job Performance Quotas for Large Warehouse Facilities

    On September 22, 2021, California’s Governor signed Assembly Bill 701 (AB 701) which regulates the use of quotas at warehouse distribution centers in California.  The new law applies to large employers who meet industry definitions for General Warehousing and Storage, Merchant Wholesalers (Durable and Non-Durable Goods), and Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses. AB 701 requires... Continue Reading
    September 22, 2021
  • Fair Employment Housing Commissions Publishes New National Origin Discrimination Regulations; Limits “English-Only” Rules and Expands Protections for Immigration Status

    On May 17, 2018, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Commission (“FEHC”) published the final text of its “Regulations Regarding National Origin Discrimination” (to be codified at 2 Cal. Code Regs. §§ 11027 & 11028). The regulations, which become effective July 1, 2018, expand the definition of “national origin” for purposes of the Fair Employment and...… Continue Reading The post Fair Employment Housing Commissions Publishes New National Origin Discrimination Regulations; Limits “English-Only” Rules and Expands Protections for Immigration Status appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
    June 5, 2018