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
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has advised that employers should continue using the current version of Form I-9, even though the March 31, 2016 expiration date on the form has passed. The agency recently proposed several revisions to Form I-9 and stated that it will provide updated information about the new version of the Form I-9 as it becomes available.