NEW REGULATIONS BY THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING COUNCIL MEAN NEW UPDATES TO DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT, AND RETALIATION POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS

Effective April 1, 2016, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) amended the current anti-harassment and anti-discrimination regulations. California employers should carefully review the amended regulations to assess what changes should be made to […]

California Employment Law Update 2016

In 2015, the California Legislature passed several new laws affecting employers. Below is a review of some of the significant employment-related laws that will affect employers in the coming year and suggestions on what employers […]

New CFRA Regulations

The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) provides for family and medical leave similar to, but often exceeding, the protections afforded under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In 2013, the federal government revised […]

Changes To California Paid Sick-Leave Statute

On July 13, 2015, two weeks after the effective date of the statute requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to virtually all California employees, Governor Brown signed a bill making meaningful amendments to the […]

California Employment Law Update 2015

In 2014, the California Legislature passed several new laws affecting employers, ranging from the heavily publicized sick-leave statute, requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to employees, to the less-hyped Assembly Bill 326, amending the […]

New California Law Requires Paid Sick Leave

California recently has adopted a new law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the “Act”), that will require employers to offer almost all California employees, including part-time employees, at least three paid sick […]

Practical, Take-Away Points From Recent United States and California Supreme Court Decisions

9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 828, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 288-3980 • Fax (310) 273-8680 Practical, Take-Away Points From Recent United States and California Supreme Court Decisions Over the past couple of weeks, the U.S. […]

TIME TO POST OSHA FORM 300A

  9401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 828, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 (310) 288-3980 • Fax (310) 273-8680 TIME TO POST OSHA FORM 300A Summary of Action Item:  Post your company’s Cal/OSHA Form 300A, “Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries […]

New California Legislation Requires Overtime for Personal Attendants and Increases the Minimum Wage

Overtime for Nannies, Caregivers, and Other Personal Attendants Starting January 1, 2014, nannies, caregivers, and other “personal attendants” working in private homes in California will be entitled to overtime pay. The Domestic Worker Bill of […]

Employers Required to Provide Notice to Employees by October 1, 2013, Regarding Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage

As most of you know, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – commonly known as ObamaCare – enacted provisions designed to expand access to affordable healthcare coverage, including provisions for coverage to be offered […]