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New Year, New Employment Laws Impacting Employers for 2018

Please see the following new laws, effective January 1, 2018, which may impact your business directly if you have employees in California: Minimum Wage Increase On January 1, 2018, the California state minimum wage increases to $11.00 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees.  Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay… Read More »

JANUARY 2016 – NEW YEAR – NEW EMPLOYMENT LAWS

Erica Sorosky, a Partner in the Business Litigation Group, outlines just some of the more relevant new and amended legislation for 2016: SB 358: Equal Pay Act Employers are prohibited from paying employees at wage rates less than those paid to employees of the opposite sex for “substantially similar work,” which is now to be… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – JULY 2014

Factors to Consider When Classifying Workers As Independent Contractors In Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corporation, the plaintiff was a truck driver for Penske Logistics, a furniture delivery company that had a contract with Sears.  The plaintiff was initially classified as a Penske employee; however, in 2003, defendant Affinity Logistics Corporation took over the services that… Read More »