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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


Think You Can Handle HR Not With These New CA Laws Being an employer keeps getting more complicated for California business owners. The ever-changing landscape of California employment law can make it seem impossible to ensure that your business remains in compliance with hundreds of state, local and federal regulations while also remaining profitable and just getting home from work at a decent time. Trying to […] continue reading this post


Local Businesses: Employees or 1099 Contractors? Using independent contractors is becoming a lot less attractive to employers. In May of this year, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that made the already challenging task of deciding whether to classify a worker as an employee or an independent contractor even more difficult. In their ruling, the court adopted the “ABC” test […] continue reading this post