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Fenton & Keller – October Newsletter

Scary News in Employment Law Spooky expansion of Cal-OSHA enforcement Cal-OSHA will create two new violation categories – “enterprise-wide” and “egregious.”…

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Minimum wage and exempt salary standards for 2022

Minimum wage. On January 1, 2022, the California minimum wage will increase to $14.00 per hour for employers with 1-25 employees, and $15.00 per hour for…

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Alarming fines for workplace posting violations

State and federal laws require employers to post specific information and notices in an area frequented by employees where they may be easily read during the…

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Frightful case regarding the regular pay rate

Significant change in law regarding payment of meal and rest period penalties. In July 2021, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that impacts all…

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Refinements to the California Family Rights Act

Leave is allowed to care for a parent-in law. The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) requires employers with 5 or more employees to provide up to 12 weeks of…

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Beware of terms in severance and settlement agreements

Expansive restrictions on non-disclosure provisions in settlement and severance agreements. Effective January 1, 2022, Senate Bill (SB) 331 will prohibit…

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Spooky expansion of Cal-OSHA enforcement

Cal-OSHA will create two new violation categories – “enterprise-wide” and “egregious.” Effective January 1, 2022, Senate Bill (SB) 606 expands the enforcement…

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the COVID-19 Rental Housing Recovery Act Protections for Renters

On June 28, 2021 Governor Newsom signed legislation to extend California’s eviction moratorium through September 20, 2021. Assembly Bill 832 extends existing…

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