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HTMLImmediate Amendments to California’s New Sick Leave Law
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 31, 2015, previously published on July 2015
Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 304 on Monday July 13, 2015, amending the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. The Amendment went into effect immediately and changes key provisions of the law regarding calculation of the rate of pay, method of accrual of paid leave, and...

 

HTMLNew “Quickie” NLRB Election Regulations on Union Representation Go Into Effect April 14, 2015
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 1, 2015, previously published on April 2015
On March 31, 2015, President Obama vetoed a congressional resolution which sought to overturn new National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rules, calling for expedited elections as to whether an employer’s employees will be represented by a labor union. Congress had criticized the new NLRB rules...

 

HTMLCalifornia’s New Sick Leave Law Mandates Notice Using State Form Starting January 1st
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 24, 2015, previously published on December 2014
California’s new sick leave law will require employers to provide three days of annual paid sick leave to virtually all employees beginning on July 1, 2015. However, the new law actually takes effect January 1, 2015, and imposes two immediate requirements upon employers:

 

HTMLNew California Law Requires Training to Prevent Workplace Bullying
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Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 2014
California employers will soon be required to train supervisory employees on the subject of workplace bullying. On September 9, 2014, Governor Brown approved a bill that requires employers to add this subject to the biennial anti-harassment training they are already required to provide to...

 

HTMLEmployers Must Provide Three Days of Paid Sick Leave Each Year, Starting July 1, 2015
Hill Farrer Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 2014
Beginning July 1, 2015, a new law will require California employers to provide virtually all of their employees with at least three days of annual paid sick leave. Signed by Governor Brown on September 3, 2014, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 is very broad, applying to both...

 

HTMLUnited States Supreme Court Rejects President’s Recess Appointments to the NLRB
Elissa L. Gysi, Warren J. Higgins; Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on Summer/Fall 2014
One of the most significant controversies during President Barack Obama’s presidency relates to whether he had the constitutional authority to appoint three members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in 2012 while Congress stood in recess. In NLRB v. Noel Canning, the U.S. Supreme...

 

HTMLEmployers Cannot Re-Allocate Commission Wages Between Pay Periods to Satisfy the Minimum Wage
Elissa L. Gysi, Warren J. Higgins; Hill, Farrer & Burrill LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 15, 2014, previously published on Summer/Fall 2014
Employers with commissioned sales people often ask whether they can attribute commission wages paid in one pay period to other pay periods in order to satisfy California’s minimum wage compensation requirements. The California Supreme Court has now answered that question, holding that such...