Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo attorneys are often asked to share their insights, opinions and ideas about the latest issues affecting our clients’ industries and organizations. Here, you will find updated content from the AALRR team about current developments and trends in labor and employment law.

  1. March 28, 2016

    New FEHA Regulations Require Updated Workplace Poster as of April 1

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Christopher Andre, Allison Scott

    The typical workplace bulletin board is densely packed with legally required posters and employee notifications. As laws change, the posters must be updated to reflect the changes. For example, the minimum wage in California increased to $10 an hour on January 1, 2016; the required poster specifying the minimum wage should reflect that most recent […] more

  2. February 22, 2016

    California Department of Fair Employment and Housing issues Guidance on Transgender Issues in the Workplace

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Allison Scott

    On February 17, 2016, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”) issued first-of-its-kind guidance on transgender rights in the workplace. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) prohibits unfair employment practices against an individual based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, […] more

  3. December 10, 2015

    California Department of Industrial Relations Reminds Employers to Post Paid Sick Leave Notices

    BY: Jonathan Judge

    The California Department of Industrial Relations (“DIR”) is reminding employers in the state that they are required to notify workers about the new law that mandates paid sick leave. [Notice to Employers] The DIR notice reminds employers that all employers were required to post a notice about the new law in a conspicuous place at […] more

  4. August 21, 2015

    Labor Commissioner Issues Opinion Letter Confirming 30 Hours of Paid Sick Leave Must Be Provided for Employees Who Regularly Work 10-Hour Shifts

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Philip Azzara

    On August 7, 2015, California’s Labor Commissioner issued an Opinion Letter confirming earlier guidance that employees who regularly work 10 hour shifts must be given up to 30 hours of paid sick leave under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. California’s landmark sick leave law requires employers allow their employees to use “24 […] more

  5. June 25, 2015

    California Senate to Consider Sick Leave Law Clean Up Legislation As Deadline Looms

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Philip Azzara

    With eight days remaining before major provisions of California’s sick leave law become effective, the California Legislature continues to tinker with clean up legislation.  On June 22, 2015 the California Assembly amended and passed Assembly Bill 304 (Gonzalez) (“AB-304”), by a vote of 69-0.  AB-304 now goes to the California Senate for consideration. AB-304 would […] more