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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.

18 Dec 2019

Effective January, 1, 2020, AB 9 extends the statute of limitations to three years for an individual to file a complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) for purported FEHA violations (i.e. harassment, discrimination, retaliation).

26 Nov 2018

NEW 2019 LABOR LAWS AFFECTING CA EMPLOYERS Minimum Wage: Minimum Wage is $12.00 per hour effective January 1, 2019 for employers with 26 or more employees, and $11.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees. The minimum wage will continue to increase $1.00 per hour each year up to $15.00 per hour in 2022 for employers with 26 or more employees and 2023 for employers with 2...