AB 469: WAGE THEFT PREVENTION ACT OF 2011

One of several employment laws recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown, AB 469 takes effect on January 1, 2012. Titled the “Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011,” AB 469 modified a number of current laws 10and created several new Labor Code provisions. Labor...

DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING’S NEW PROCEDURAL REGULATIONS

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing has just issued its first set of procedural regulations, available at http://tinyurl.com/DFEH-Regulations, and codified at 2 Cal. Code Regs. Section 10000 et seq. The new rules will govern how the agency accepts and...

IRS AMNESTY FOR MIS-CLASSIFIED INDEPENDENT CONTACTORS

There are lots of reasons employers like to hire “independent contractors” instead of employees. A company’s budget may limit headcount, but allow for hiring “consultants.” Independent contractors do not require company-provided benefits....
X