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What’s New for Employers in 2018: California Legislative Update

Another new year, and another new set of employment laws that will affect California employers.  Below is an overview of some of the significant new laws that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2018.

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Issue 2 - 2017 Newsletter

In This Issue: 

-California Supreme Court Clarifies "Day of Rest" Requirements
-New Notice Requirement: Victims of Domestic Violence, Stalking and Sexual Assault
-Time for Legal Review of Rest Break Policy (and Entire Handbook)

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Issue 1 - 2017 Newsletter

In This Issue: 

-New Updated I-9 Form Required
-California's Salary Requirements For Most Exempt Employees-Increasing
-Is Your Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Policy Up to Date?

 

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Issue 3 - 2016 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • San Francisco's Paid Parental Leave Ordinance
  • Employers: Is Your Payroll Provider Keeping Compliant, Required Payroll Records For You?
  • Ninth Circuit Strikes Down Mandatory Class Action Waivers
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Issue 2 - 2016 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Guidance for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policies
  • New Paid Sick Leave City Ordinances
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Special Alert - May 2016

The wait is over.  On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its much anticipated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rule regarding the minimum salary for the “white collar” overtime exemption.  The Final Rule becomes effective December 1, 2016, and employers in every business sector should start making plans to meet the new standards.

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Issue 1 - 2016 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Kendall Burton Appointed Director
  • Individual Liability For Labor Code Violations
  • Employers Can Now Cure Certain Wage Statement Violations, But They Must Act Quickly
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Issue 3 - 2015 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Laura E. Innes (1956-2015)
  • New Employment Laws for California Employers
  • "Disability Accommodation Leave" - Should Not Be Forgotten
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Issue 2 - 2015 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Changes to California Paid Sick Leave Law
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Issue 1 - 2015 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Employers Need Not Provide Indefinite Leave of Absences to Await Future Job Openings
  • California Posts New Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on the Paid Sick Leave Law
  • San Francisco, Oakland, and San Diego Paid Sick Leave Laws
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Issue 3 - 2014 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  •  Court Determines that Mandatory Usage of a Personal Cell Phone Is Reimbursable 
  • Healthy Families, Healthy Workplaces Act of 2014 
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Issue 2 - 2014 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Announcement of Our Firm's New Walnut Creek Location 
  • Deductions from Vacation/PTO Sanctioned by a California Court of Appeal
  • New Pregnancy Discrimination Act Guidance
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Issue 1 - 2014 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Announcement of Sarah Lucas Appointed as Director 
  • Bay Area Commuter Benefits Program
  • San Francisco's "Ban the Box" Ordinance 
  • Workplace Violence and Employer's Obligations
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Issue 3 - 2013 Newsletter | What's New For Employers in 2014 - California Employment Legislation Update

    In This Issue:
  • What’s New For Employers In 2014: California Legislation Update
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Issue 2 - 2013 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Piece Rate, Commission and Other Alternative Wage Payments Systems Raise Wage & Labor Code Compliance Issues
  • Mandatory Form for All California New Hires – Are You Providing Updates?
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Issue 1 - 2013 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Disability Accommodation Leaves of Absence
  • New FMLA Regulations and New Poster Requirement for 2013
  • Employers required to use the Newly-Revised Form I-9
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Issue 3 - 2012 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • What’s New for Employers in 2013: California Legislation Update
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Issue 2 - 2012 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • NLRB Poster Implementation Still on Hold
  • 2013 Requirements for Employment Contracts Involving Commissions
  • Non-Employees Can Be Protected From Retaliation for Reporting the Harassment of Employees
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Issue 1 - 2012 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court (Hohnbaum): California Supreme Court Clarifies Meal and Rest Break Requirements
  • Mandatory Form for All California New Hires - Developments
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Issue 4 - 2011 Newsletter

    In This Issue:
  • NLRB Poster Delayed Until January 31, 2012
  • Consistent Treatment Needed to Avoid Discrimination Claims
  • Bonuses and Overtime
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