The California Senate Chamber

A new year brings new employment laws that California businesses must be aware of. Although some of the changes have been expected for years, the California legislature has also been busy of late. Below, we highlight some of the...

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A gold dollar sign

In 2016 the California Legislature passed a new minimum wage law. This law called for incremental increases to minimum wage over several years. The latest change occurred on January 1, 2019, and it is important for all California employers...

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Statue of Lady Justice

A recent class action lawsuit involving Starbucks could have wide implications for California small business owners. The case turns on whether employers need to compensate employees for small bits of time that are difficult to record. Although federal law...

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