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New Employer Laws 2018: After Two Quiet Years, California State Legislators Hammer Job Creators (Employers)


LC 1182.12 Reminder CA Minimum Wage Goes Up January 1, 2018
Time To Redo Your Job Applications

AB 168 California Employers Cannot Ask for Salary Information or Rely On Salary Info In Hiring Decision or Salary Decision
AB 1008 California Employers Cannot Ask For Any Conviction History On Application

SB 63 California Employers With 20+ Employees Must Allow Parental Leave
SB 450 California Employers Now …

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California Mandates Paid Sick Leave Effective July 1, 2015

The Governor signed AB 1522 into law on August 30, 2014, stating: “Tonight, the Legislature took historic action to help hardworking Californians. This bill guarantees that millions of workers – from Eureka to San Diego – won’t lose their jobs or pay just because they get sick.”
In the author’s experience, there aren’t many businesses that terminate hardworking employees “just because …

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New 2014 California Employment/Labor Laws

The California legislature passed a host of new laws affecting employers in the sunny state of California.  Time to redo those budgets and employee handbooks.
New Wage and Hour Laws
For all California employers AB 10 increases the minimum wage to $9/hour (effective 7/1/2014) and then $10/hour (effective 1/1/2016) per hour.  But that’s nothing if you have exempt employees you pay on a …

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