Category Archives: Paid Sick Leave

FREE Webinar — California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

On Tuesday, September 1, from 2:00 pm –3:00 pm, the Fresno District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hosting a free training for small businesses to learn about California’s new Paid Sick Leave Law which went into effect … Continue reading

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Amendments to California Paid Sick Leave Law Effective Immediately

Significant amendments to California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, also known as the California Paid Sick Leave Law, went into effect immediately upon Governor Jerry Brown’s signature on Assembly Bill no. 304 on July 13, 2015. Key provisions … Continue reading

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DIR Releases a Reminder for Employers: California Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect Today

The Labor Commissioner and the Department of Industrial relations have issued a news release reminding employers that today California’s paid sick leave law goes into effect. “With California’s new paid sick leave law in effect, most workers now won’t have to choose … Continue reading

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HR Expert Q & A – Paid Sick Leave

When choosing between Paid Sick Leave’s (PSL’s) accrual method or the up-front (lump sum) method of distributing PSL, there are advantages and disadvantages to both. Additionally, the work schedules, OT requirements, wage orders, and number of full-time, part-time, seasonal/temporary employees … Continue reading

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Changes to CA Paid Sick Leave Law Passes State Assembly

With a week to go before the paid sick leave law passed last year takes effect on July 1, urgency legislation is pending in the Legislature to adjust how the law is implemented. AB 304 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego), if passed and … Continue reading

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Paid Sick Leave: What You Need to Know.

The July 1 deadline for employers to begin providing paid sick leave benefits under California’s new mandatory paid sick leave law (the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014) is fast approaching. Employers need to familiarize themselves with the posting, … Continue reading

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New Required 2015 Postings for California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

The California Labor Commissioner recently issued the Paid Sick Leave poster template and Wage Notice for employers to use as of January 1, 2015 in compliance with California’s new paid sick leave law, AB 1522. Employers do not need to … Continue reading

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Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure

A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the … Continue reading

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Details of California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

On Sept. 10, 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (Assembly Bill 1522), making California the second state, after Connecticut, to implement paid sick leave state-wide. This law takes effect July 1, 2015, and … Continue reading

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Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Signed Into Law For California

Today – September 10, 2014, California became the second state in the nation to provide paid sick leave. This morning, Governor Edmund G. Brown signed the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522). The effective date for employers … Continue reading

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