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June 2017 Archives

New and proposed laws to end transgender discrimination

California businesses will need to begin complying with new state regulations that help to protect transgender and non-gender conforming employees in the workplace. July 1 marks the beginning of new regulations from the Department of Fair Employment & Housing taking effect.

Do nursing mothers get mandatory breaks?

Wage & hour laws in California relate to a number of different topics, from overtime pay to how many hours can be worked in a given pay period. Wage & hour laws also include language regarding mandatory breaks for nursing mothers, which must be afforded by employers to ensure they remain compliant with the law.

Can quitting a job still be considered wrongful termination?

In most cases, if you quit your job in California, it is considered a willful move on your part, and you have no grounds to claim you were wrongfully terminated. However, the American Bar Association notes there are some situations where you can quit your job and still have grounds for wrongful termination. The grounds for such a claim are fairly limited, though.

New worker regulations will protect from heat

As summer heats up so does the pressure for California business owners. As Bloomberg BNA reports, a proposed rule from California Division of Occupational Safety and Health will require employers to have a written plan in place to keep heat illnesses from occurring indoors. Cal/OSHA hopes to have the final rule in place by January 1, 2019. There are already regulations in place to protect workers outdoors in high-temperature situations, such as restaurants and warehouses.

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