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California Expands Pay Transparency and Reporting Obligations

USA - September 27 2022 On September 27, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which requires certain employers to provide more pay…

Cal/OSHA Releases Guidance for Monkeypox

USA - September 19 2022 As Monkeypox (MPX) continues to be an issue throughout California, Cal/OSHA issued guidance to assist in protecting employees. However, this guidance…

High Times Ahead for Employers in California

USA - September 19 2022 On September 18, 2022, Governor Newsom signed California Assembly Bill (AB) 2188, which makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a…

Getting Local: City of Berkeley Local Ordinances

USA - September 14 2022 Bay Area cities such as San Francisco and Oakland are well known for having local ordinances, and the City of Berkeley is no exception. Here are some…

Referendum Seeks to Send FAST Recovery Act to California Voters

USA - September 12 2022 On Labor Day, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 257, known as the FAST Recovery Act. The Act establishes a Fast Food Council comprising fast…

California Court of Appeal Upholds Construction Industry CBA Exemption from PAGA

USA - September 9 2022 The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District upheld the construction industry collective bargaining agreement exemption to the…

FAST Recovery Act Signed by California’s Governor

USA - September 5 2022 On September 5, 2022, California passed Assembly Bill (AB) 257, titled the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, or the “FAST Recovery…

Getting Local: Oakland Local Ordinances

USA - August 31 2022 Employers in California are faced with a myriad of complex federal and state laws. It does not stop there. An employer with employees working in the…

$25.00 Minimum Wage for Healthcare Workers Will It Go Viral? Which New Laws Are Stayed?

USA - August 29 2022 At the start of June 2022, the City of Los Angeles approved an ordinance to raise the minimum wage for certain healthcare workers at privately-owned…

California Passes Legislation to Expand Mandated Retirement Plans

USA - August 27 2022 In 2016 California passed legislation that employers who do not sponsor an employee-retirement plan must participate in a state-run retirement…