DOL Issues Revised FFCRA Regs

In response to an early August ruling from a federal judge in a lawsuit brought by the state government of New York, the U.S. Department of Labor issued…

Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Under AB 1867

On September 9, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1867 into law creating two new Labor Code sections: 248 (food service workers) and 248.1(covered…

FELS Webinar: Employee COVID-19 Infections: What Does Cal/OSHA Want me to Record? What do they Want me to Report?

UPDATED: Webinar Presentation Posted September 14, 2020 Cal/OSHA's guidance on recording on OSHA logs instances of employees' COVID-19 infections,…

FELS Webinar: “You Have an Employee with COVID-19; Now What?”

FELS August 18 webinar, “You Have an Employee With COVID-19; Now What?” drew a strong attendance and many after-webinar questions; nearly 280 attendees…

Wage Statement Information – AB 1513

California has extensive and specific requirements for wage disclosures and statements to employees – most of which have been passed in response to…

USDOL Guidance Seeks to Broaden “Joint Employment”

Recently-released (Jan. 20, 2016) guidance from the Wage and Hour division of the U.S. Department of Labor expresses the view of the Department that a…

DFEH Issues Guidelines on Workplace Issues Related to Transgender Employees

On February 17, 2016, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) issued guidelines for employers on the rights under California law…