California Minimum Wage

Effective Minimum WageJuly 1, the minimum wage jumps up yet again in localities throughout California. The minimum wage hikes come in the midst of a pandemic and one of the most difficult economic periods in decades when many employers are already struggling.

The July 1 increase will elevate the minimum wage to $15 per hour for

It’s time once again for the annual roundup of new California employment laws. Since we’ve discussed many of these laws when they were enacted, I’m including links to those earlier discussions.

Guest blog post by Mikella Wickham:

They say location is everything in business.  How about classification of workers?

In certain industries, workers have a unique combination of specified skills and

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relative freedom to do their job.  As a result, small businesses are stuck between

I hope you’ll join my Fox colleagues Keith Chrestionson and Jaemin Chang and me on January 27 for the next in our series of breakfast briefings in our San Francisco office.  Our breakfast series explores various topics of interest to the Bay Area’s business communities in informal presentations and interactive Q&A sessions.  This session

Remember the good old days when you knew the minimum wage off the top of your head?!  Even for us employment attorneys, those days are gone (or maybe I’m just getting old). Now, even finding the proper minimum wage on the internet has gotten complicated, with different requirements in different cities scattered throughout the state!