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.