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Pay will rise soon for 50,000 Wells Fargo workers, CEO says

March 28th, 2018

Wells Fargo plans to raise the pay for some of its lower-paid workers next month, in a move that would boost compensation for about 50,000 employees, CEO Tim Sloan told the Observer.

To read the complete article go to http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/banking/article207010029.html.

Court Reiterates That Employers Need Not Police Meal Periods

March 28th, 2018

CA Court of Appeal judged that an employer satisfied its duty to provide meal periods, and was not required to police employee’s meal period violations.

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Parental Leave Mandate for Small Business Passes — Effective January 1, 2018

October 30th, 2017

SB 68 – New Parent Leave Act Signed – This bill will require 12 weeks of job-protected maternity and paternity leave for smaller companies with 20 to 49 employees. Under current law, only those who work for an employer of 50 or more are eligible for job-protected leave. SB 63 will take effect January 1, 2018.

Read the complete article here:  http://hrwatchdog.calchamber.com/2017/09/parental-leave-mandate-passes/

Labor Commissioner Fines Contractor for Wage Theft of Subcontractor – Calchamber Alert

July 20th, 2017

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For the first time, the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by issuing citations under AB 1897 (Section 2810.3 of the Labor Code), which took effect on January 1, 2015. The Labor… CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL ARTICLE 

CA Employers Must Provide Written Notice of Right to Take Domestic Violence Leave – Lexology

September 27th, 2016

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On September 14, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2377 into law which expands the employer notice requirements regarding domestic violence…

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Source:  Lexology.com

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill

October 7th, 2015

A CaliWe_Can_Do_It!fornia Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that seeks to eliminate pay disparity based on gender was signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday.

SB 358 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) which received overwhelming support in both houses as it moved through the legislature, will ensure that women are paid equally for work that is substantially similar to the work of their male colleagues, and are not retaliated against if they discuss or ask how much their male colleagues are paid.

To read the complete article on CalChamber’s website, CLICK HERE. 


 

Higher Minimum Wage Wins with Big Support in San Francisco and Oakland

November 7th, 2014

San Francisco residents voted on November 3rd to slowly increase the hourly minimum wage to $15.  Oakland will increase the minimum wage to $12.25 starting next March.  To read the full story, CLICK HERE.

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IRS closes ACA minimum value health plan loophole

November 6th, 2014

IRS-BuildingThe Internal Revenue Service, in a surprise move Tuesday, said it will not qualify employer-sponsored health plans that fail to cover inpatient hospitalization as meeting the minimum value health plan standard under the Affordable Care Act.  See how this could affect you or your employer clients.

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Notification of Increase Announced by the California Department of Insurance

December 20th, 2013

Earlier this week, the California Department of Insurance announced a fee increase by 10%.  To review the bulletin and fee schedule, click on the link below.

CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2014

November 6th, 2013

2014The California Chamber of Commerce released a list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2014 (or earlier) that will have an impact on businesses in California.  The new laws will change areas such as:

* Wage & Hour
* Discrimination & Retaliation Protections
* Driver’s License for Undocumented Immigrants
* Leave & Benefits
* Workers’ Compensation

CLICK HERE to read on about the upcoming law changes.

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