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Governor Newsom Declines to Suspend Minimum Wage Increases

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Governor Gavin Newsom has declined to suspend the January 2021 increase for minimum wage. Consequently, the minimum wage is set to increase to $13/hr for companies with 25 or fewer employees and $14/hr for companies with 25 or more employees. While Governor Newsom’s actions certainly have good intentions, minimum wage increases will only add additional burdens …

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California Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

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California Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training Labor, Legal What is Sexual Harassment? California law defines sexual harassment as a form of sexual discrimination, which refers to unwelcome sexual advances, or any physical, verbal, or visual conduct of a sexual nature, including actions that create an offensive, hostile, or intimidating work environment based on sex. State law…

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BOMA/GLA Protects Independent Contractors in CRE


In 2018, the California Supreme Court rendered a hasty decision that held concerns independent contractors and the California business community. In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court analyzed a worker classification dispute between Dynamex and their independent contractors. In this case …

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