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New H-2A Adverse Effect Wage Rates applicable as of July... The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor (DOL) has announced updates to the Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWR...
If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen… or ... The long-awaited indoor heat standard for California employers is now set for final passage later this summer as Cal/OSHA just approved ...
Harmonizing California Pregnancy Disability Leave Laws w... Last year, Congress passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) requiring a covered employer to provide a “reasonable accommodation”...
CA Governor announces PAGA clean-up deal in response to ... We recently reported on the proposed California Employee Civil Action Law Initiative which qualified for this November’s California ball...
Arbitration agreements: To reference FAA or not to refer... Since 2020, California employers have had to wrestle with stricter rules governing the enforcement of arbitration agreements and the tim...
“California Employee Civil Action Law Initiative” on Nov... The California Employee Civil Action Law Initiative has qualified for the ballot in California as an initiated state statute on November...
CA restaurant settles with Labor Commissioner for $2 mil... Paying employees in cash without properly following wage and hour laws can be detrimental to any business, as evidenced by a recent case...
CA Supreme Court expounds on term “hours worked”: Employ... Diligent employers always want to ensure that their employees are fairly paid for their time worked. Thus, it is crucial to stay up-to-d...
Updated New Hire Pamphlets Now AvailableEmployers should be alerted that two pamphlets required to be distributed to employees when appropriate have now been updated by the Sta...
Employer Alert: 2023 EEO-1 Component 1 Data Collection ... Each year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) collects workforce data from employers with more than 100 employees (lower...
Urgent Employer Alert: H-2A Supplemental Notice Deadline... Employers are likely familiar with the Section 2810.5 Notice to Employee . Labor Code section 2810.5 requires that employers provide not...
Employers, please have your Workplace Violence Preventio... As a result of California Senate Bill 553 (SB 553) enacted in 2023, employers are required to establish, implement, and maintain an effe...