California-based employers and out-of-state employers with employees in California should immediately review their policies, procedures, and practices to ensure compliance with the new laws, most of which will be effective January 1, 2017.
California and New York have both enacted new laws that take complex, burdensome multi-year paths to reach a statewide minimum wage of $15 per hour. Employers need to start preparing now.
California continues to enact and adjust an extensive range of laws and regulations impacting labor and employment. Here are some of the most recent changes that employers need to know about.
The New Year invariably delivers a wide range of new laws that employers must keep track of and often make accommodations to properly implement. For 2016, one major category of legislation taking effect is minimum wage increases, at the state, county and city levels.