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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2016:

Be Prepared for Statewide and Local Minimum Wage Increases California’s Minimum Wage Increases on January 1 Some Municipalities Will Follow Suit Throughout 2016   California’s minimum wage is increasing in steps. It went to $9.00 per hour on July 1, 2014. It increases to $10.00/hour on January 1, 2016. This rise has numerous repercussions. California’s […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2016:

Fair Pay Act Aims to Level the Playing Field Law Mandates Equal Pay Between Genders for Equal or Substantially Similar Work   SB 358, the “Fair Pay Act,” has been enacted by the California Legislature and signed into law by the Governor. The Act aims to eliminate the gender wage gap between women earning lower […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2016:

COMPUTER PROFESSIONAL OVERTIME EXEMPTION REQUIREMENT New Hourly Rates Take Effect January 1, 2016   California Labor Code section 515.5 exempts certain computer software professionals from overtime compensation who receive specified minimum hourly compensation. California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has announced its rate increase for this minimum, effective January 1, 2016. To comply with the […]

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California Paid Sick Leave Law, More About

Labor Commissioner Weighs In Again on Workplace Benefits Law As described in our article “California Paid Sick Leave Law,” several portions of California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (the Act) are just a shade clearer than mud. In the latest attempts to clarify, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) recently issued its first opinion […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2016:

Pay Rate Increases for Licensed Physicians and Surgeons to Qualify for Overtime Exemption California Labor Code section 515.6 exempts from overtime compensation certain licensed physicians and surgeons who receive set minimum hourly rates of pay. The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) is increasing this minimum, effective January 1, 2016. To avoid this state’s requirements […]

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