Tag Archives: employees

NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

Current law requires an employer to notify employees of certain employment and benefit information.  AB 1554 requires an employer to notify employees who participate in flexible spending accounts of any deadline to withdraw funds before the plan year’s end in two different ways, which may include email, telephone, text message, postal mail and in-person notification.

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE FOR 2020

As of January 1, 2020 – the minimum wage for employers with 25 or fewer employees goes up to $12/hr As of January 1, 2020 – the minimum wage for employers with 26 or more employees goes up to $13/hr White collar exemptions now require a salary of $1,040 per week or $54,080 per year

LITIGATION UPDATES – MARCH 2015

“No Sugar Added” – Just Fruit Juice A California federal court has granted a partial motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging that Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. (“Ocean Spray”) mislabels its juice as “No Sugar Added,” despite the fact that the company adds fruit juice to its product from concentrate.  In Major v. Ocean… Read More »