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Californians will soon be able to identify as non-binary, marking their driver’s licenses and birth certificates with an “X” rather than the traditional “M” or “F” under a bill from State Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) which was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown back in October. The new law was designed to offer […] continue reading this post

As a result of Senate Bill Number 3, passed by Jerry Brown back in April of this year, California has begun its ascent to reach a $15 minimum wage by the year 2022. California’s minimum wage reached $10.50 on January 1st, 2017 for businesses with 26 or more employees, but smaller business will see their […] continue reading this post

According to a 2017 employment screening benchmark report, a staggering 85 percent of companies surveyed said that they uncovered a lie or misrepresentation on a candidate’s resume or job application during the screening process. Another recent survey indicates that 80% of Americans agree that the U.S. is facing a skills gap. New advancements in technology […] continue reading this post

Between mandatory notices, new minimum wage requirements, and the new laws signed by Jerry Brown, California employers have quite a few items to add to their to-do list in the coming weeks. Reports, Notices, and Forms: Distribute Summary Annual Report for a calendar year plan to plan participants. If an extension was filed for Form […] continue reading this post

California is known for having strict employment laws, and companies of all sizes are subject to scrutiny of their policies. Google is the latest high-profile company to be hit with allegations, with several female employees filing a class-action lawsuit for systemic wage discrimination against women. In addition, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) […] continue reading this post