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01 Apr 2020

To all clients: Just wanted to send out another update with some useful information, some of which you may already have.  As previously mentioned these requirements are changing frequently and while we are attempting to navigate these issues and determine best practice in real time, some times it is just not feasible. Fresno County Public Health- New Requirement As most of your are ...

19 Mar 2020

To our loyal clients and local businesses: First and foremost, we are overwhelmed by the support and gratitude we are receiving from our clients during this difficult time and we cannot thank you enough!  While we do not have all of the answers we are doing our best to help you navigate through COVID-19 issues that are having a significant impact in our workplaces.  As you know the si...

16 Mar 2020

To all clients: As you all are aware, this current situation is impacting our workplaces regardless of size or industry.  PLEASE KEEP IN MIND this situation is fluid and is changing every hour.  Given the Governor’s recommendations as well as the many School District closures, it is important to review each scenario on a case-by-case basis.  While we are attempting to provide you the ...

18 Dec 2019

Per SB 3, in California the minimum wage is set to increase each year reaching $15 per hour by 2022 for employers with 26 or more employees and 2023 for employers with 25 or fewer employees. Thus, effective January 1, 2020, employers with 26 or more employees will be required to increase minimum wage to $13 per hour and employers with 25 or fewer employees will pay minimum wage employees...

18 Dec 2019

If you are using independent contractors, make sure you are familiar with AB5 which expands the “ABC test” used to determine whether someone is an independent contractor rather than an employee.

18 Dec 2019

Lactation accommodation requirements have been expanded as follows:  a) employers must provide a location other than a bathroom for lactation; b) the lactation room must be close to the employee’s work area, provide privacy and be free from intrusion; c) the room must be safe, clean and free of hazardous materials; contain a surface to place a breast pump on; contain seating and have acc...

18 Dec 2019

Effective July 1, 2020, employees may receive Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits for up to eight weeks.

18 Dec 2019

Senate Bill 188 expands the law to prohibit discrimination against employees and students based on their natural hairstyles and hair texture, such as braids, locks, and twists.