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    NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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    SUPREME COURT DECISION REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO PROMPTLY PAY AND REPORT MISSED-BREAK PREMIUMS ON PAY STUBS

    California’s meal and rest period rules have been the subject of intense debate and judicial analysis for more than a decade.


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    CAL/OSHA FURTHER REVISES COVID-19 EMERGENCY TEMPORARY STANDARDS

    On May 6, 2022, the fourth iteration of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (“Cal/OSHA”) COVID-19…


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    CALIFORNIA MINIMUM WAGE EXPECTED TO INCREASE DUE TO INFLATION

    On May 12, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the California minimum wage will likely increase to $15.50…


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    FEDERAL LEGISLATION BANS REQUIREMENT THAT EMPLOYEES ARBITRATE SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIMS

    In a rare display of bipartisanship, Congress passed, and President Biden signed, a new law that eliminates pre-dispute mandatory…


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    COMPANIES WITH FEWER THAN 15 EMPLOYEES CAN BE SUBJECT TO FEDERAL ADA CLAIMS

    Employers with fewer than 15 employees generally are not covered by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…


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    NEW YORK CITY EMPLOYERS MUST INCLUDE SALARY RANGES IN JOB POSTINGS AS OF MAY 15, 2022

    On December 15, 2021, the New York City Council passed a pay transparency bill…


    EVENTS

    Wage and Hour Seminar

    2022/09/13 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employment Discrimination Seminar

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    2022/09/14 09:00 | Monrovia | California

    Employee Handbook Seminar

    2022/09/20 09:00 | Monrovia | California

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