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  • Getting Local: City of Berkeley Local Ordinances

    Bay area cities such as San Francisco and Oakland are well known for having local ordinances, and the City of Berkeley is no exception. Here are some of the important local ordinances that employers with employees in Berkeley should be aware of. Minimum Wage Effective July 1, 2022, Berkely’s minimum wage is $16.99 per hour... Continue Reading
    September 14, 2022
  • Getting Local: San Jose Minimum Wage and Opportunity to Work Ordinance

    It is important that employers in California not only know the multitude of statewide employment regulations but also familiarize themselves with local ordinances in the California cities where employees work. The following are some of the important ordinances employers with operations in the City of San Jose should be aware of. Minimum Wage Effective January... Continue Reading
    April 18, 2022
  • New Bill May Reduce Delay in Background Checks

    Last year, the California Court of Appeal ruled in All of Us or None of Us. v. Hamrick that an individual’s date of birth and driver’s license number could not be used as data identifying a criminal defendant in public records. Based on that decision, many courts around the state redacted birth dates and driver’s... Continue Reading
    March 14, 2022
  • DLSE Publishes Model Notice for 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

    On February 19, 2022, 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave wentinto effect. The legislation, similar to 2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave, requires employers with 25 or more employees to provide paid leave for reasons related to COVID-19, including the need to isolate or quarantine or to care for a family member who needs to isolate... Continue Reading…
    February 17, 2022