CALIFORNIA’S NEW MINIMUM WAGE LAW

When Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 3 into law on April 4, 2016, California joined New York as the first states in the nation with a plan to implement a $15 per hour minimum wage. The news stories over simplify the new law, which not only phases-in minimum wage...

ACCOMMODATING EMPLOYEES WHO CANNOT REPORT TO WORK

Employers must provide a qualified individual with a disability (that is, an employee who can perform the “essential” functions of her job, with or without accommodation) with “reasonable” accommodations. When an employee requests extended time off, flexible...
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