New Year, New Company Policies

As companies grow and evolve over time, it soon becomes clear that they will outgrow their employee and operations policies--that is, if they even had any in the first place!  The best time for a CEO, COO, CFO, and Human Resources Department is to reassess these policies is at the end of the year, and …

Cities and Counties Across California Increased the Minimum Wage Again on July 1, 2018- Is Yours Included? (See Our Chart)

Ten cities and counties across California increased their minimum wages again on July 1, 2018, including the following: El Cerrito Emeryville City of Los Angeles County of Los Angeles (unincorporated areas) Malibu Milpitas Pasadena San Francisco City and County San Leandro; and Santa Monica. Employers should examine the rules for every jurisdiction in which they …

California Minimum Wage Increases on January 1, 2018

California Minimum Wage Rate Increase Beginning on January 1, 2018, the minimum wage in California will increase to the following: Employers with 25 employees or less must pay employees at least $10.50 per hour, and Employers with 26 employees or more must pay employees at least $11.00 per hour. Ten cities and counties across California will increase their minimum …

Is Your Employment and Labor Law Poster Up to Date?

by Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. In California, all employers must meet workplace posting obligations.  Fortunately, workplace postings are usually available at no cost from the requiring agency.  The Department of Industrial Relations requires employers to post information related to wages, hours and working conditions in an area frequented by employees where it may be easily …