HR Done Right is monitoring the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Proposition 64 (2016) which will be on the November ballot. This initiative was designed to legalize marijuana and hemp under state law and enact sales, and cultivation taxes.
What could this mean to employers if Proposition 64 (2016) passes? Employers will still be allowed to continue to enforce drug-free workplace policies because marijuana is still illegal
In less than six months the new rule updating the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) will be in effect.
Did you know 4.2 million employees are estimated to be impacted nationally by these new regulations? The positions that have the highest risk of exposure are: Inside Sales, Food &
With temperatures on the rise, employers have a duty to keep their employees safe when working indoors and outdoors. Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States! It is critical that employers identify the hazards of working in hot conditions and take steps to reduce the risk to workers.All employers who have employees working outside in high temperature conditions are advised to:
On March 17, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released a final rule updating the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). These changes are effective on December 1, 2016 and impact all employers, including those in California.The key changes of the ruling:
Parental Leave Protections (SB 1166), the New Parent Leave Act, would require employers to provide up to 12 weeks of job-protected parental leave for an employee (male or female) to bond with a new child within one year of the child’s birth, adoption or foster care placement. While California Family Rights Act (CFRA) already provides this protection to employees working for employers with more than 50 employees if they work 1250 hours in the