EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

February 02nd, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

City of Los Angeles’ “Ban the Box” Ordinance

Ruling on DOL Overtime Regulations Fast Tracked

Recordkeeping requirements for OSHA Workplace Injury Records

EEOC’s Proposed Harassment Enforcement Guidance

Requirements for Providing Rest Breaks Clarified by California Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court to Review (Again) Class Action Waivers

FCRA Disclosure Notice Cannot Include Liability Waiver

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

The City of Los Angeles “Bans the Box”

Effective January 1, 2017, most employers with more than ten (10) employees who work, on average, at least two hours per week within the City of Los Angeles limits, and LA City contractors, are prohibited from including on their job applications a “box” inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal history.  Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

December 02nd, 2016/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG

Topics for this Month include:

Temporary enjoining of DOL’s exemption rules

How California’s legalization of marijuana affects employers

DOL “persuader rule” permanently enjoined

ACA reporting deadline extended

EEOC’s new guidelines on national origin discrimination

$54M jury verdict against Wal-Mart in wage class action

Court establishes new requirement for on-duty meal periods

Payroll service provider’s potential liability to client’s employees

 

LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

After All That Hard Work… The FLSA Exemption Rules Are Now Temporarily Enjoined

After employers across the nation have spent countless hours revamping their compensation structures to comply with the anticipated higher salary requirements for exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act that were supposed to go into effect today, on November 22, 2016, the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor, prohibiting the agency from implementing and enforcing its rules.  Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

November 04th, 2016/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG
LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE

 

Don’t Forget to Let Your Employees Vote!

Between the presidential election, 18 state propositions and several local propositions, the time it will take employees to stand in line and vote on November 8 could be lengthy.  Remember that California requires employers to post a notice of employee voting rights at least ten (10) days before an election (but of course all of you keep this poster up all year round).  If employees do not have sufficient time before or after work to vote, they are entitled to take time off to do so, with up to two (2) hours of the time paid.  Read More