The allure of doing business in California is undeniable. It is the world’s fifth (moving towards fourth) largest economy and a market of more than 39 million people. For employersContinue Reading Doing Business in California: Free Guide for Employers Updated for 2023
Join the Fox Rothschild Labor/Employment Team for a half-day webinar on Thursday, January 26th, from 9:00 am to 1:45 pm PT, and featuring all of the important topics you…Continue Reading Webinar: “Why Everything Legal in Other States Won’t Work in CA” & Other Hot Topics for 2023 Featuring the Fox Rothschild Team
At the start of each year, we kick off H-1B Cap Season by working with U.S. employers to prepare for registration in the upcoming H-1B Cap Lottery. U.S. employers interested…Continue Reading It’s That Time of Year Again: Make Your Plans for the H-1B Lottery
New COVID-19 prevention regulations for California workplaces will become effective no later than January 14, 2023. The new COVID-19 Non-Emergency Prevention Standards contain significant changes as compared to the current…Continue Reading Coming Your Way: New COVID-19 Prevention Regulations for the Workplace
On Labor Day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (FAST Recovery Act), which authorized the California Department of Industrial Relations to create a…Continue Reading Not so FAST: FAST Recovery Act on Pause Until 2024 Vote
Predictive scheduling laws require employers to post schedules ahead of time, and restrict the ability to make last minute changes. California doesn’t have any statewide predictive scheduling laws. Prior attempts…Continue Reading WHAT IS PREDICTIVE SCHEDULING AND WHERE IN CALIFORNIA DOES IT APPLY?
December has started, and the holiday season is officially here. While you drink your peppermint latte and regret Black-Friday splurges, consider these five tips to avoid commonplace mistakes made by…Continue Reading Avoid Holiday Liability – 5 Tips for Employers in December
Brace yourself for more minimum wage increases.
The state’s minimum wage is going up on January 1, 2023 to $15.50 per hour for employers of all sizes. The state’s minimum…Continue Reading Get Ready for More City Specific Minimum Wage Increases all over California in 2023
Leave it to California courts to deliver another setback to employers right before the holidays. Near decade-old rounding rules were just dealt a hearty blow. Employers should immediately reconsider rounding…Continue Reading Neutral Rounding Policies on Life Support
With the headlines of interest rate hikes and news of mass layoffs, we are seeing more employers looking to reduce staff and expenses. To avoid negative publicity and, hopefully, litigation…Continue Reading How to Conduct a Layoff (without getting sued)