Employment Law

The Future of PAGA in California

California's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) has been a cornerstone of employment law for plaintiffs across the state, giving employees the ability to file lawsuits against their California employers for labor code violations–whether that be late overtime wages or misclassification. However, Employers have long argued that PAGA is regularly abused, leading to frivolous lawsuits and [...]

The Future of PAGA in California2024-06-11T17:50:52-07:00

2024 California Minimum Wage Update: What You Need to Know

As employers and workers adjust to the new year and new laws, it is crucial to understand recent changes to California’s minimum wage law.  In this blog post, we outline the key points employers should be aware of regarding the 2024 minimum wage increases across California.   Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2024 The general [...]

2024 California Minimum Wage Update: What You Need to Know2024-03-18T17:25:19-07:00

EEOC Guidelines on Harassment: Transforming Workplace Culture in 2024

In today's dynamic world of work, where the rules and rights are constantly shifting, a noteworthy update has come to the forefront, courtesy of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Recently, this federal agency took a pivotal step in shaping the landscape of employee rights and employer responsibilities. On October 2, 2023, the EEOC [...]

EEOC Guidelines on Harassment: Transforming Workplace Culture in 20242024-01-19T16:11:42-08:00

A Complete Guide to 2024 California Employment Law Updates

As each year passes, employment laws in California are constantly changing, and recent legal changes that took effect January 1, 2024, have introduced significant modifications that will impact employers. From cannabis protections to workplace violence to NDA agreements, now is the perfect time for California employers to set the tone for the year, stay informed [...]

A Complete Guide to 2024 California Employment Law Updates2024-01-16T10:31:59-08:00

Implementing a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan in California

Employers in California are consistently adjusting to evolving laws and regulations to guarantee compliance and to prioritize the safety and wellness of their staff. An important shift is on the horizon: effective July 1, 2024, a substantial number of California employers will be required to create and implement a thorough Workplace Violence Prevention Plan (WVPP). [...]

Implementing a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan in California2023-12-14T16:58:16-08:00

Staying Ahead: A Company’s Checklist for California’s 2024 Employment Law Updates

Employers must be aware of and revise their employment-related documents to reflect important changes to California and federal law, as recent decisions made by the NLRB and the 9th Circuit have been issued by the EEOC. One of a company’s most powerful ways to deter future litigation is by ensuring that its agreements, handbooks, and [...]

Staying Ahead: A Company’s Checklist for California’s 2024 Employment Law Updates2023-12-01T12:28:56-08:00

CPRA Deadline Extension: What California Employers Need to Know

If you saw our blog on all the 2023 California employment law updates, then the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) regulations may ring a bell. For California employers, there has been a recent Court decision to be aware of. The deadline to enforce the new CPRA regulations has been pushed to March 2024. While you [...]

CPRA Deadline Extension: What California Employers Need to Know2023-09-25T12:48:59-07:00

Staying Compliant with the Private Attorneys General Act – An Employer’s Cheat Sheet

In the ever-evolving landscape of labor laws, the recent amendments to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) have gained significant attention. With its roots in California law, PAGA plays an essential role in enforcing labor codes and protecting employees' rights. However, the latest ruling brought forward substantial changes to the act that demand urgent attention [...]

Staying Compliant with the Private Attorneys General Act – An Employer’s Cheat Sheet2023-11-22T12:29:02-08:00

Understanding California’s AB 331: The Automated Decision Systems Bill

The dawn of the digital era has brought about significant advancements, with California's Assembly Bill (AB) 331, better known as the "Automated Decision Tools Bill", shaping up to be a landmark legislation. AB 331, targeted at regulating the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in decision-making processes, is set to redefine the landscape for businesses, consumers, [...]

Understanding California’s AB 331: The Automated Decision Systems Bill2023-06-15T15:23:16-07:00

Understanding Overtime Pay Laws in 2023

As a business owner, keeping up with labor laws and regulations is essential, especially when it comes to understanding overtime work. One important aspect to grasp is that overtime pay laws apply differently to exempt and non-exempt employees. An employee is considered exempt if they meet two requirements: 1) they receive a salary, and 2) [...]

Understanding Overtime Pay Laws in 20232023-05-22T16:31:42-07:00
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