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2019 California Wage and Hour Regulation Update Updated March 28, 2019: Please Note: The threshold amounts listed in the below article are based on Federal requirements. It is important to remember that the exempt salary threshold for executive, administrative and professional exemptions are directly tied to the state minimum wage. In CA, exempt employees must earn a fixed monthly salary of at […] continue reading this post


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


Paycheck Fairness Act - What Employers Need to Know On January 30th 2019, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and Senator Patty Murray led the charge to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act. The bill was first introduced in 2012, but has failed to make headway in Congress over the years. The Paycheck Fairness Act will be designated as H.R. 7 in the 116th Congress and has been […] 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


CA Sexual Harassment SB 1343 Training Mandatory in 2019 Sexual harassment training became mandatory for all employers in California with at least 5 employees after former governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1343 into law last year. SB 1343 went into effect on January 1st, 2019 and employers have until January 1st, 2020 to provide proof that they have complied with all of the […] continue reading this post