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WORKPLACE IMMIGRATION SNAFU

Employers Must Fix the I-9 Glitch; Download the Corrected Form ASAP: Under federal law, employers have the responsibility to verify the identity and employment authorization of their employees through the Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification). On November 14, 2016, the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised Form I-9, allowing employers to download […]

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HCOs AND THE HEAT

California Home Care Organizations Facing Unannounced Inspections and Possible Fees Increase: California’s Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) licenses and oversees Home Care Organizations (HCOs) that provide employee caregivers to private clients. See: You Snooze, You Lose (April, 2016) and Home Health Care Organizations Last Chance to Continue Operations After June 30, 2016 (June, 2016). In its […]

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

Nine California Municipalities are Increasing Minimum Wage on July 1, 2017: As relayed in our December, 2016 blog Hot Off the Presses, no less than 23 local governments are now requiring minimum wage levels higher than the California standard. Nine municipalities are raising their rates effective July 1, 2017, with larger Emeryville employers the hardest hit.  […]

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A SUPER-SIZED MCDONALD’S OVERTIME CLASS ACTION RULING

Company Loses by Management Inattention to California Compliant Pay Policies and Practices A Los Angeles superior court judge has ruled McDonald’s in violation of California’s daily overtime laws in 119 restaurants. Maria Sanchez v. McDonald’s Restaurants of California, Inc., L.A. County Superior Court No. BC499888, April 20, 2017 order. The decision is a lesson in […]

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