Since last November, employers have waited with bated breath for an update about the status of the federal salary-threshold increase under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s "white collar" exemptions. But some employers already have to respond to salary increases under analogous state laws.
In recent months, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (FEHC) has finalized two new sets of regulations that will both go into effect on July 1. California employers should pay close attention to these new rules regarding criminal history use and transgender discrimination.
The California Legislature has passed and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown a $184.5 billion budget for fiscal year 2017-18. "Trailer bills" that accompany the main budget bill would make several changes relevant to California employers. Here are a few of the anticipated changes.