On January 9, 2024, the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor announced a new rule pertaining to classifying a worker as either an employee or independent contractor under the Fair
A new California law concerning employee noncompete agreements and clauses went into effect Jan. 1, 2024, and requires affected employers to take action by Feb. 14, 2024. The new law, codified at Business & Professions
Last year the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 257, with a declared purpose of improving the terms and conditions of employment of fast food workers who, according to the bill, “are the largest and fastest
A new California law (Senate Bill 699) expands a prohibition on non-compete agreements beyond state lines. Current law (Business and Professions Code Section 16600), provides that every contract that restrains anyone from engaging in a
California courts recently issued two guiding decisions relating to COVID-19: In Thai v. International Business Machines Corp., 2023 Cal. App. LEXIS 526, the Court of Appeal held that a government mandate to work from home
On March 3, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced changes to its COVID-19 guidelines. A few days later, the County of Los Angeles announced it will align a few of its guidelines
California employers face new slate of legislation in 2023.
The City of Los Angeles announced its new minimum wage which rises to $16.78 per hour (an increase of $0.74 from the current minimum wage of $16.04), on July 1, 2023. The increase is based