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. January 11, 2018

    New Year, New Updates to the Paid Family Leave and Disability Benefit Programs

    BY: Jonathan Judge, Allison Scott

    Effective January 1, 2018, benefits under Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) and State Disability Insurance (“SDI”) increased for all income levels and the seven-day waiting period for PFL was eliminated. PFL provides up to six weeks of wage replacement benefits to employees to care for a child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner.  The […] more

  2. June 3, 2014

    July 1 Marks California Minimum Wage Increase and Other Updates to Employer Obligations

    BY: Philip Azzara, Jonathan Judge

    The first phase of California’s two-phase, minimum wage increase is now less than one month from taking effect.  Last fall, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 10, which amended the California Labor Code to provide for an increase in the minimum wage.  The first phase of the minimum wage increase takes effect July […] more

  3. October 1, 2013

    New Law Expands Coverage Under California’s Paid Family Leave Program

    BY: Casandra Secord, Jonathan Judge

    On September 24, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 770, which expands California’s Paid Family Leave Program as of July 1, 2014. How does SB 770 expand California’s Paid Family Leave Program? The Paid Family Leave Program is a component of the State Disability Insurance Program, which is state-mandated and […] more