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California Legislators Target Employers in 2019 2019 is shaping up to be an interesting legislative year for California. February 22 was the last day to introduce new legislative proposals for the state this year and legislators were extra busy these past two months, introducing 2,576 bills before the deadline hit. Some of these bills will likely change their focus later on […] continue reading this post


CA Reporting Time Pay Rules Expanded by Appeals Court On February 5th, a California Court of Appeal announced a drastic change to California’s reporting time pay rules that will directly impact the scheduling policies of all employers in the state. The decision, made in the case of Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc., effectively amends the reporting time rule contained within Wage Order No. 7(A) which […] continue reading this post


Disaster Unemployment Assistance in California Now Available In recent days, multiple areas in California have been ravaged by fast-moving, wind-driven wildfires. According to the most current statistics from Cal Fire, five fires in the state have yet to be 100% contained, over 244,000 acres have been burned, at least 10,756 structures (including homes and commercial buildings) have been destroyed and 59 people […] continue reading this post


job killer bills in california This week, CalChamber released its annual list of “job killer” bills. According to CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, “Each bill on this year’s job killer list poses a threat to certainty for employers and investors in our state.” Additionally, the listed bills are found by CalChamber to have a “cumulative negative impact on the […] continue reading this post


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