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Statewide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Set To Expire

A flurry of employment law-related bills are headed to Governor Newsom for consideration, however, no bills are being presented related to statewide supplemental paid sick leave. In March 2021, California resurrected and expanded statewide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave.  The legislation sunsets on September 30, 2021, and there is no legislation pending to extend it. While... Continue Reading…
September 24, 2021

California Statewide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Set To Expire

A flurry of employment law-related bills are headed to Governor Newsom for consideration, however, no bills are being presented related to statewide supplemental paid sick leave. In March 2021, California resurrected and expanded statewide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave.  The legislation sunsets on September 30, 2021, and there is no legislation pending to extend it. Read... Continue Reading
September 24, 2021

Statewide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Set To Expire

A flurry of employment law-related bills are headed to Governor Newsom for consideration, however, no bills are being presented related to statewide supplemental paid sick leave. In March 2021, California resurrected and expanded statewide COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave.  The legislation sunsets on September 30, 2021, and there is no legislation pending to extend it.... Continue Reading
September 24, 2021

California Labor Commissioner Issues Guidance for Statewide Right of Recall

Several months after Governor Newsom signed into law a statewide right of recall statute affecting the hospitality industry and building services, the Labor Commissioner’s office finally issued a Frequently Asked Questions page. The FAQs clarify that an acceptance by an employee of an offer must be delivered to the employer within 5 business days, which... Continue Reading…
July 16, 2021

California Labor Commissioner Issues Guidance for Statewide Right of Recall

Several months after Governor Newsom signed into law a statewide right of recall statute affecting the hospitality industry and building services, the Labor Commissioner’s office finally issued a Frequently Asked Questions page. The FAQs clarify that an acceptance by an employee of an offer must be delivered to the employer within 5 business days, which... Continue Reading
July 16, 2021

California Governor Vetoes Parental Leave Bill Which Would Have Expanded Such Leave to Small Employers

The DOL’s final rule on paid sick leave is not the only recent news-making event in the world of leave management.  While additional time off was being lauded by the federal government, additional protected leave was rejected in California.  Click here to read the full article written Susan E. Groff and A. Scott Ruygrok.… Continue Reading The post California Governor Vetoes Parental Leave Bill Which Would Have Expanded Such Leave to Small Employers appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
October 10, 2016

California Governor Vetoes Parental Leave Bill Which Would Have Expanded Such Leave to Small Employers

The DOL’s final rule on paid sick leave was not the only news-making event in the world of leave management last Friday.  While additional time off was being lauded by the federal government, additional protected leave was rejected in California.  On Friday September 30, 2016, California’s Governor Brown vetoed SB 654 (Jackson), the New Parent Leave … Continue Reading The post California Governor Vetoes Parental Leave Bill Which Would Have Expanded Such Leave to Small Employers appeared first on Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog.
October 5, 2016

CA Truck Drivers Entitled to Meal Periods and Rest Breaks

On July 9, 2014, a Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that California truck drivers are entitled to meal breaks and rest periods under California state law despite federal deregulation of the trucking industry. Prior to the Court of Appeals ruling in Dilts v. Penske Logistics, Inc. (July 9, 2014), several federal judges in California ruled … Continue reading CA Truck Drivers Entitled to Meal Periods and Rest Breaks
July 10, 2014

New Bill Expands Scope of Paid Family Leave Law

On September 24, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that expands the application of the Family Temporary Disability Insurance program beginning on July 1, 2014. Family Temporary Disability Insurance is also known as Paid Family Leave. Paid Family Leave is a paid benefit provided by California Employment Development Department (“CA EDD”) … Continue reading New Bill Expands Scope of Paid Family Leave Law
September 25, 2013

Are you ready? Additional Issues if the California State Minimum Wage Changes, Part 2

If the California state minimum wage changes, are you ready?  Employers may need to review the salaries of certain exempt employees to ensure compliance with the minimum salary basis test under the Executive, Administrative, and Professional overtime exemptions. On September 16, 2013, AB 10, the California state minimum wage increase legislation,  was enrolled meaning it … Continue reading Are you ready? Additional Issues if the California State Minimum Wage Changes, Part 2
September 17, 2013

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