2017 CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT & LABOR LAW UPDATE
New Year. New California Employment Laws.
Free White Papers
The 2016 legislative session produced new laws that will affect California employers’ day-to-day operations and policies in 2017 and beyond. That’s because quite a few bills feature delayed or phased-in implementation.
Some of the new laws, such as the minimum wage increase, make significant changes to California’s legal landscape. Other new laws make small changes to different parts of existing law or may affect only employers in specific industries.
CalChamber’s free “An Overview of New 2017 Laws Affecting California Employers” white paper identifies noteworthy new laws, including legislation relating to:
- Wage and hour, including minimum wage and overtime
- Expanded discrimination and retaliation protections, including significant amendments to the Fair Pay Act
- Leaves of absence, including new hire notification requirements
- Background checks, workers’ compensation and other key employment areas
- [Updated] 2016 Midyear Employment Law Update
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- [Updated] California’s Minimum Wage Hike Brings Many Changes
- Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training in California
- 10 Things You Might Not Know About California’s Paid Sick Leave Law
- The Who, What, When and How of Mandatory Paid Sick Leave in California
- What’s In Your Wage Statements?
- The Top 10 Things Employers Do to Get Sued
- Five Things Employees Think They’re Entitled to… But Aren’t
- Top 10 Employee Handbook Mistakes
- Eight Steps For Examining Your Wage Practices
- [Updated] Health Care Reform: 3 Stages of Employer Compliance Infographic
- Don’t Forget: Put Commission Agreements in Writing
- Four Ways Employers Can Combat Workplace Gambling
- The Brinker Decision: Analysis and Guidance