- California Legislative Update: What State Law Changes Should Employers Anticipate?
- May 26, 2016 | Author: Christopher W. Olmsted
- Law Firm: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. - San Diego Office
California lawmakers have proposed a number of employment and labor law bills during the current legislative session. Most significantly, Senate Bill 3, the bill to increase California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022, passed and was signed into law on April 4, 2016. Below is a list of other significant California bills.
Thanksgiving Double Pay. Assembly Bill 67 would require employers to pay double-time to employees at retail and grocery establishments for work they perform on Thanksgiving Day.
- Status: The bill passed in the Assembly and is pending in the state Senate’s Labor and Industrial Relations Committee.
- Status: The bill is currently in the California State Assembly Committee on Judiciary.
- Status: The bill is currently in an Assembly committee.
- Status: The bill is currently in a Senate committee.
- Status: The bill is set for hearing on May 2, 2016.
- Status: The bill has been referred to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
- Status: The bills are currently pending in an Assembly committee (and are unlikely to advance).