Employment Law

What Does Family and Medical Leave Look Like in California in 2022?

The COVID-19 pandemic made it abundantly clear to business owners and employers that life is uncertain, and sometimes a change in circumstances will require you or your employees to take extended time away from work. Whether it be medical complications, a pregnancy, or caretaking for a sick family member, California employers must adhere to leave [...]

What Does Family and Medical Leave Look Like in California in 2022?2022-09-14T16:49:55-07:00

What to Know About the California Local Minimum Wage Increase

California’s minimum wage has steadily increased over the last several years. Even as recently as January 2022, there was an overall increase in minimum wage applied across the state. The statewide minimum wage will increase again beginning January 1, 2023, from $15 to $15.50. Additionally, some California employers are subject to specific local minimum wage [...]

What to Know About the California Local Minimum Wage Increase2022-08-05T14:28:36-07:00

What You Need to Know About 32 Hour Workweeks

As employees return to the office after two years of remote work due to the pandemic, efforts to reduce the work time during the workweek have gained steam. California legislation is on the frontline of this change, with a new bill that reduces the standard workweek to 32 hours – without any reduction in [...]

What You Need to Know About 32 Hour Workweeks2022-05-04T14:21:25-07:00

How AB5 Affects: Freelance Writers

Despite Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) having been effective for more than 2 years, it still continues to be a heated topic in employment law. Its impact has been wide-reaching, affecting many industries and companies looking to hire outsourced individuals. As such, AB5 has made many organizations susceptible to misclassification lawsuits and liabilities. We’ve been [...]

How AB5 Affects: Freelance Writers2022-05-02T10:08:01-07:00

2022 Wage and Safety Enforcement Law Updates

Is your business up-to-date with the new employee wage and safety enforcement laws? These laws are there to protect both your business and your employees from workplace hazards or violations. As such, regardless of the type of business you own or the industry you are in, your business must be compliant. The new year [...]

2022 Wage and Safety Enforcement Law Updates2022-03-14T15:32:21-07:00

2022 Employee Wage and Hour Law Updates

Employee wage and hour laws are crucial for all types of businesses. These laws were made to protect and remind employees of their rights while working in the labor force, and any employer who fails to provide their employees with the right wage and hour laws, as stated by their respective federal government, can [...]

2022 Employee Wage and Hour Law Updates2022-02-03T13:01:02-08:00

Guide To 2022 COVID-19 Related Laws

COVID-19 continues to be a prevalent issue worldwide and in the workplace. To keep California workers safe in their respective workplaces, legislation has passed multiple bills regarding COVID-19 workplace exposure, guidance, and vaccination regulations, several of which have already gone into effect. Here are the three main COVID-19 related employment laws that employers must [...]

Guide To 2022 COVID-19 Related Laws2022-01-19T17:27:53-08:00

Guide to 2022 California Employment Law Updates

Another legislative session has come to a close, and as expected, there is already a great deal of new law updates set to take effect on January 1, 2022. The California Legislature was presented with many challenges this past year, many pertaining to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and the governor saw several hundred bills [...]

Guide to 2022 California Employment Law Updates2022-03-14T15:19:22-07:00

Discrimination Lawsuits: How Businesses Can Fight Back

We spend a great deal of our lives at our workplace. Everyone wants to work in an environment where they feel included and valued. In this ever-changing society, it has become more complicated for employers to provide the perfect work culture environment, and still tend to the bottom line of keeping the company’s doors [...]

Discrimination Lawsuits: How Businesses Can Fight Back2021-12-03T17:49:28-08:00
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