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California Paid Sick Leave- What’s new in 2015

CALIFORNIA PAID SICK LEAVE

General Summary – Starting July 1, 2015, all California employers, regardless of size, are required to provide paid sick leave for any employee (part-time, full-time, exempt and non-exempt) who works in California for 30 or more days within a year.[1] The new law does not interfere with employer practices that are more generous to employees, but does contain numerous detailed parameters, which set the minimum requirements for employers. Read More…

Wages Show Signs of Picking Up as U.S. Job Market Improves

American job market shows signs of entering a new stage that will bolster households as employers fight to retain and attract workers by paying them more.

Wages for private-sector employees climbed 0.7 percent in the first quarter and were up 2.8 percent in the 12 months through March, the biggest gain in more than six years, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The agency also said the number of claims for jobless benefits declined last week to the lowest level since 2000. Read More…

Hispanics Will Account for More Than 40 Percent of the Increase in U.S. Employment

Hispanics Will Account for More Than 40 Percent of the Increase in U.S. Employment in the Next Five Years, IHS Study Says By Published: Feb 24, 2015 9:00 a.m. ET Share of job growth will rise to more than 75 percent from 2020 to 2034
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New Employment Laws – 2015

AB 2074

  • Increases the amount of liquidated damages that an employee may obtain in a minimum wage violation lawsuit.
  • Clarifies that a claim for liquidated damages can be brought any time within 3 years of the violation, which now allows employees to recover 3 years of interest on the unpaid wages instead of 1.
  • Applies retrospectively to civil actions commencing on or after January 1, 1992.
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Undocumented immigrants flooding DMV offices

Starting Jan. 1, undocumented immigrants were officially able to apply for driver’s licenses in the state of California. That is resulting in a large influx of applicants streaming into DMV office across the state. More than 1 million immigrants Read More…
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