Face masks are required in all public spaces throughout California in a mandate made by Governor Gavin Newsom in June 2020. This mandate has a common goal in mind: reduce the spread of coronavirus.
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The California legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom considered and ultimately passed a number of significant laws in 2019 that will affect California employers beginning January 1, 2020. Some of the new laws that will affect employers include: SB 142 and AB 1223. Both of these new laws provide employees more time and space to do… Read more »
Governor Gavin Newsom has just finished signing a flurry of bills as part of an annual tradition coinciding with the end of the legislative season. This year it was particularly significant for employers, with a number of new laws going into effect in 2020 that could have huge ramifications on businesses in the state…. Read more »
With the holiday party season upon us, many will be dreading much more than simply the prospect of small talk over appetizers with their colleagues. Perhaps one of your otherwise excellent employees had an embarrassing incident at last year’s soiree, or your business’s reputation was comprised some other way.
Last month, we discussed a series of new sexual harassment laws that will soon go into effect, impacting businesses throughout California. With more attention being drawn to gender inequality, workplace sexism, and hostility in various working environments, it’s more important than ever for businesses to make their workspaces safe and open for employees. RTR has… Read more »
AB 1066 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) – Agricultural workers: wages, hours, and working conditions Existing law sets wage, hour, meal break requirements, and other working conditions for employees and requires an employer to pay overtime wages as specified to an employee who works in excess of a workday or workweek, as defined, and… Read more »
Common mistakes failing to provide the correct full legal name of the employer, Not providing the employer’s address, not listing the beginning and the end of the pay period, not providing the total hours worked, regular and overtime. The penalty for failure to follow California Labor Code 226, failure carries a civil penalty of $50… Read more »
The Department announced a Final Rule focused primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional workers to be exempt. For more information, see http://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime/final2016/. The primary change raises the salary test to a weekly salary of $913.00 or an annual salary of $47,476. The salary test in CA currently… Read more »