On December 28, 2016, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) released its own 2016 Legislative Digest summarizing new laws that impact employees. The DIR Legislative Digest is the DIR’s summary of key laws and is helpful for employers to see their focus.

Highlights include:

  • SB 3 on the annual increases to the state minimum wage on January 1, 2017.
  • AB 1066 on overtime pay for farmworkers.
  • SB 1015 on the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.