Amendments to California's Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act

On July 13, 2015, Governor Brown signed AB 304 passed by the California legislature, which amended The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (commonly referred to as California’s paid sick leave law). The California Department of Industrial Relations has posted on its website that it is reviewing the changes and will post an update soon. The amendments take immediate effect, and include the...

California's Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act

On September 10, 2014, Governor Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families of Act of 2014 (the “Act”) requiring all employers, regardless of size, to allow covered employees to accrue paid sick days beginning July 1, 2015 at the rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked. ...

What Employers Need to Know About the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance

The San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) went in to effect on August 13, 2014. The Ordinance limits the use of criminal history information by private employers in San Francisco and requires them to follow certain procedures and restrictions when inquiring about and using...

Employee Rights and Employer Obligations Under the San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance

As of January 1, 2014, San Francisco employers with 20 or more employees (regardless of location) must comply with the The San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance, San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 12Z (the "FFWO"). The FFWO provides protection to and permits covered San Francisco...

Affordable Care Act Notice to Employees

All employers subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act are required to provide a one-time written notice of the new marketplace coverage option under the Affordable Care Act (the "ACA"). The notice must be provided to all employees on October 1, 2013, regardless of whether the employees are...

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