March 21, 2020
President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) (H.R. 6201) [CM1] on March 18, 2020. The law has many provisions that employers must be aware of as it creates significant changes in an employer’s sick pay and Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) obligations.
“Update Alert: On March 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor makes FFCRA effective on April 1, 2020.”
March 18, 2020
October 23, 2019
Earlier this month, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 51 ("AB 51"), which prohibits employers from requiring applicants and employees to arbitrate as a condition of employment, continued employment, or the receipt of an employment-related benefit.
August 22, 2019
The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, imposes new privacy regulations on businesses throughout California. It will affect how businesses interact with consumers as well as employees.
August 2, 2019
Being an employer is California in 2019 is darn hard. Engage any employer on this topic and they will effortlessly rattle off several things that California does to punish business owners. In most cases, an employment-related issue will be at, or near the top of this list.