That Newsom proposal for six-month paid family leave? It’s bold—but less so than it seems.

Californians who like the idea of getting more paid time off work to care for a new baby may find good news and bad news in the details of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget. CLICK HERE to read the complete article by Cal Matters.… Read More »

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

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.… Read More »

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

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,… Read More »

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

calchamberalert.com 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 … Read More »

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

On September 14, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2377 into law which expands the employer notice requirements regarding domestic violence… Click for FULL ARTICLE Source:  Lexology.com… Read More »

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Gender Equity Pay Bill

A California 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… Read More »

IRS closes ACA minimum value health plan loophole

The 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. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE.… Read More »