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. June 30, 2016

    Local Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinances to Take Effect July 1 in Several California Cities and Counties

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Kyle J. Waldie

    Recently, several cities and counties across California have enacted their own minimum wage and sick leave ordinances. Many of these local ordinances are scheduled to take effect July 1, 2016. Local businesses must make sure to comply with these new ordinances and pay their workers not only the state minimum wage, but also any applicable […] more

  2. March 9, 2016

    EEOC Announces Additional EEO-1 Reporting Requirements

    BY: Ryan P. Kennedy, Jonathan Judge

    On January 28, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Council (“EEOC”) and the White House unveiled plans to require employers with 100 or more employees to report employee pay data in September 2017 EEO-1 Reports in an effort to uncover potential pay discrimination. The EEOC enforces the federal Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII […] more

  3. July 23, 2015

    Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Set to Adopt $15.00 Per Hour Minimum Wage

    BY: Ryan P. Kennedy, Jonathan Judge

    On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to instruct County attorneys to draft a law incrementally raising the County minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by 2020. The details of the new law are not yet known and the Board of Supervisors will not vote on the wage increase […] more

  4. 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

  5. June 16, 2015

    Update on Sick Leave Clean-Up Legislation and Related Bills

    BY: Philip Azzara, Jonathan Judge, Robert L. Wenzel, Susan Steward, William Betley, Carol A. Gefis, Yvette Siegel

    As discussed during our recent Breakfast Briefings on the sick leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014, we have been tracking various bills at the California Legislature regarding sick leave.  Following is the latest on each of these bills: AB-304 AB-304 seeks to clarify a number of ambiguities in the sick leave […] more