196 Labor / Employment articles


Much needed clarity to CA’s new sexual harassment training law is near
 Aug. 20, 2019


Cal/OSHA has released another set of revisions to the proposed Indoor Heat Illness Regulation
 Feb. 4, 2019


Bill expanding employer obligations for lactation accommodation reintroduced
 Jan. 28, 2019


Standards Board adopts change to conveyor support rollers rule
 Jan. 22, 2019


State labor commissioner to head labor agency
 Jan. 14, 2019


Minimum wage to increase in 2019
 Dec. 14, 2018


Cal/OSHA releases new revisions to workplace violence regulations
 Dec. 3, 2018


OSHA launches program to target high injury and illness rates
 Nov. 5, 2018


Cal/OSHA to issue emergency regulation on reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
 Oct. 22, 2018


California on track to pay off unemployment insurance loan
 Sept. 17, 2018


Sexual harassment bills head to Governor
 Sept. 4, 2018


Gender pay data bill dies in fiscal committee, but other data collection bill moves forward
 Aug. 17, 2018


TOP 5 employment bills manufacturers should watch
 Aug. 13, 2018


Grassroots alert: Help stop CA's unworkable sexual harassment bills
 Aug. 6, 2018


Federal Court blocks portions of California's new Workplace Immigration Law
 July 20, 2018


Supreme Court Rules on Janus vs. AFSCME
 July 2, 2018


Federal Judge opines on employer challenges with Immigrant Worker Protection Act
 June 22, 2018


Senate names new Labor Committee chair
 June 18, 2018


Some Bills stopped while others move after Legislative deadline
 June 1, 2018


Cal/OSHA releases new draft proposal on indoor heat illness regulations
 May 18, 2018


MFG Breaker bill threatens drug-free workplace policies
 May 4, 2018


Court rules past salary history no longer defensible factor
 April 13, 2018


Department of Industrial Relations head unexpectedly retires after 34 years of service
 April 13, 2018


Senate Labor Committee to hear measures on California's sexual harassment policies
 April 6, 2018


Make sure you know how to comply with California’s new immigration-related obligations
 Jan. 19, 2018


Workforce micromanagement measure stalls for the year
 Jan. 19, 2018


Sexual harassment reform at center stage as Legislature returns
 Jan. 5, 2018


Governor signs bills to expand parental leave and prohibit previous salary inquiries
 Oct. 16, 2017


Help CMTA Stop AB 1209 and SB 63
 Sept. 22, 2017


California manufacturers should prepare for changes in overtime rules
 Aug. 11, 2017


Study raises questions about minimum wage increase
 July 7, 2017


Single-payer healthcare bill stalled for the year
 June 30, 2017


New mandatory leave policy advances
 June 26, 2017


False impressions of wage discrimination could lead to public shaming
 June 9, 2017


Key Labor Bills Move to the Floor
 May 27, 2017


Work week dispute ruling handed down
 May 12, 2017


State-run retirement programs may be in danger
 May 5, 2017


Problem proposals
 April 7, 2017


CMTA to testify before the Senate Labor Committee
 March 19, 2017


Prevailing wage bill would extend to private construction
 March 10, 2017


Governor Fills Management Representative Position on the Cal/OSHA Standard Board
 Feb. 17, 2017


Another look at prevailing wages for companies with Risk Management Plans
 Feb. 2, 2017


Public discussions begin on indoor heat illness regulation
 Jan. 27, 2017


DIR having success with anti-fraud efforts
 Jan. 20, 2017


Labor issues in play – retirement, overtime & unemployment
 Jan. 6, 2017


New Federal Overtime Rule Stalled Before Execution
 Dec. 2, 2016


Workers' Compensation overhaul saves California money, study finds
 Dec. 2, 2016


The passage of Proposition 64 & what it means for employers
 Nov. 17, 2016


New federal overtime law begins December 1
 Nov. 4, 2016


EEOC posts new online webinars
 Nov. 4, 2016


Mandatory retirement savings and new heat illness rules approved by Governor
 Sept. 30, 2016


New state law mandates electronic filing and payment for all employers
 Sept. 23, 2016


Governor approves overtime expansion for farmworkers
 Sept. 16, 2016


Secure Choice implementation plan heads to Governor
 Sept. 9, 2016


Indoor heat illness regulation mandate heads to Governor
 Aug. 26, 2016


Bill to clarify tracking hours worked heads to Governor
 July 21, 2016


EEOC announces 2nd public comment period on Pay Data Collection Proposal
 July 15, 2016


Parental leave bill stumbles in Assembly labor committee
 June 24, 2016


Two important announcements this week from the federal Department of Labor
 May 20, 2016


CMTA opposes repeal of overtime exemption for agricultural industry
 May 6, 2016


Bill to unionize independent contractors withdrawn
 April 22, 2016


Paid family leave expanded in California
 April 15, 2016


Bargaining units for independent contractors to form
 April 8, 2016


Legislature passes bill to set highest minimum wage in the nation
 April 1, 2016


First minimum wage initiative cleared for ballot
 March 25, 2016


Regulatory updates
 March 18, 2016


Special session on health care adjourns
 March 11, 2016


Indoor heat and illness standards proposed
 March 4, 2016


Answer CMTA's paid sick leave survey for small & mid size manufacturers
 Feb. 26, 2016


State Design for Private Sector Retirement Plan Revealed
 Feb. 19, 2016


Women's Caucus declares 2016 priorities
 Feb. 12, 2016


Dual minimum wage initiatives battle on
 Feb. 5, 2016


Assembly approves the "Double Pay on the Holiday" measure
 Jan. 29, 2016


USDOL issues joint employer liability rules
 Jan. 22, 2016


Minimum Wage and the State Budget
 Jan. 8, 2016


Double Pay on Thanksgiving, take 2
 Dec. 4, 2015


Dueling Minimum Wage Proposals
 Nov. 6, 2015


Governor rejects CMTA-opposed labor bills
 Oct. 16, 2015


Governor signs bill to provide limited PAGA relief regarding wage statements
 Oct. 12, 2015


Cal/OSHA proposes amendment to repeat violation regulations
 Oct. 1, 2015


Ask the Governor to veto these bills!
 Sept. 18, 2015


Legislature bans salary history inquiries
 Sept. 11, 2015


Anti-Arbitration ban approved by Legislature
 Aug. 28, 2015


$15 Minimum Wage Initiative cleared for signatures
 Aug. 5, 2015


Rating Bureau finds workers' comp costs remain high
 July 30, 2015


Paid Sick Leave changes signed into law
 July 17, 2015


California Paid Sick Leave law goes into effect
 July 2, 2015


Family Rights expansion bill update
 June 26, 2015


New Cal/OSHA Chief
 June 19, 2015


Senate approves minimum wage bill
 June 12, 2015


Assembly Set to Vote on Bill to Limit the Use of Salary History in Hiring
 May 22, 2015


Wage Lien Alternative Unveiled
 May 1, 2015


AG releases new resource guide to inform compliance with the CA Transparency in Supply Chains Act
 April 17, 2015


Telephonic hearings for UI appeals
 April 2, 2015


KQED radio panel on CA jobs
 March 26, 2015


Take the Workers’ Comp Survey!
 Jan. 9, 2015


Legislative Committee Chairs Announced
 Dec. 18, 2014


Community College Board creates Workforce Education and Training Task Force
 Dec. 11, 2014


Senator tries again for higher minimum wage hike
 Dec. 4, 2014


New EDD system to improve and more accurately identify & process fraud claims
 Oct. 23, 2014


2nd Comment Period Opens for Proposed CFRA Regulations
 Oct. 17, 2014


Job-based health premiums increasing
 Sept. 26, 2014


CMTA opposes changes to heat illness regulations
 Sept. 18, 2014


Paid sick leave bill signed
 Sept. 11, 2014


Bad labor bills head for Senate Floor vote
 Aug. 15, 2014


President Obama signs federal workforce development reform bill
 July 25, 2014


Legislature rejects higher minimum wage proposal
 July 3, 2014


Liability bill for subcontracted employees passes another hurdle
 June 26, 2014


Minimum wage set to increase next month
 June 20, 2014


Cal/OSHA abatement mandate moves forward
 June 13, 2014


Bill blames employers for the plight of the working poor
 May 15, 2014


Another frivolous litigation deterrent bill defeated
 May 9, 2014


Another flexible work schedule bill defeated
 April 24, 2014


CMTA joins comments on OSHA proposed disclosure rule
 April 4, 2014


New Liability for "Permatemp" Employees
 March 28, 2014


$12-an-hour minimum wage plan gets shelved in California
 March 21, 2014


CMTA joins petition re meal & rest period certification cases
 March 13, 2014


Measure proposes changes to Family School Partnership Act
 Feb. 28, 2014


Complaint filed against Cal/OSHA over staffing
 Feb. 21, 2014


More minimum wage increases proposed
 Feb. 14, 2014


Wage lien bill defeated
 Jan. 30, 2014


Governor outlines goals for UI solvency plan in budget
 Jan. 15, 2014


Flexible work schedule bill defeated
 Jan. 10, 2014


Governor appoints new labor agency head
 Nov. 8, 2013


Evidentiary privilege for union to worker communications rejected
 Oct. 24, 2013


Gov. Brown Signs SB 54
 Oct. 17, 2013


Governor rejects duplicative Cal/OSHA appeals process proposal
 Oct. 18, 2013


Governor approves minimum wage increase
 Sept. 26, 2013


Increasing minimum wage on the table
 Sept. 12, 2013


Juliann Sum to serve as CalOSHA acting chief
 Sept. 6, 2013


Attorney's fees will be more difficult to recover in California wage disputes
 Aug. 29, 2013


Unemployment insurance update
 Aug. 15, 2013


Employer healthcare penalty bill defeated in Assembly
 July 26, 2013


If your company hires foreign workers, READ THIS …
 July 18, 2013


Legislature considers increase in minimum wage
 June 21, 2013


Assembly approves bifurcated Cal-OSHA appeals process
 June 6, 2013


Companies could be liable for independent contractor damages
 May 9, 2013


Covered California report on individual premium costs
 April 4, 2013


Measures seek to expand worker protections & benefits
 March 29, 2013


California opens website on healthcare changes
 Feb. 15, 2013


FEHC pregnancy regulations approved
 Dec. 13, 2012


Minimum wage increase proposed
 Dec. 7, 2012


Cal/OSHA Considers Updates to Hazard Communications Standard
 Nov. 21, 2012


California healthcare policy update
 Nov. 16, 2012


Pension program for private sector signed by governor
 Oct. 5, 2012


Governor Brown to call special session on healthcare reform
 Aug. 30, 2012


Two labor measures stall in fiscal committee
 Aug. 23, 2012


Trial lawyers seek to increase medical damage awards
 July 19, 2012


Employer-mandated pension program advances
 June 22, 2012


Health insurance rate initiative for November
 June 7, 2012


Minimum wage bill awaits review by Appropriations Committee
 May 4, 2012


Two victories on the employment front
 April 27, 2012


Meal and rest
 April 13, 2012


Bill to allow wage liens against employer property heads to committee
 April 13, 2012


Discriminating against the unemployed in hiring
 March 30, 2012


Carve-out from Meal Period laws
 March 16, 2012


Bill inappropriately intrudes into private hiring practices
 March 16, 2012


Private sector employee pension system proposed
 March 2, 2012


Single-payer healthcare bill on hold in Senate
 Jan. 27, 2012


Paycheck protection measure qualifies
 Dec. 16, 2011


Health insurance rate proposition filed
 Nov. 18, 2011


LAO reports on UI fund insolvency
 Oct. 28, 2011


Paycards legislation vetoed
 Oct. 21, 2011


SCIF to lay off up to 1800 employees
 Oct. 14, 2011


Court hearing on meal & rest set for Nov. 8
 Oct. 7, 2011


California receives funds to review health insurance rates
 Sept. 30, 2011


Health care rate control bill stalls in Senate
 Sept. 23, 2011


Bereavement leave mandate on the Governors desk
 Sept. 23, 2011


Leave requirements for organ and bone marrow donations clarified
 Aug. 12, 2011


Health insurance bill facing intense pressure for amendments
 July 8, 2011


Court sides with nonresidents on overtime
 July 8, 2011


Governor vetoes card check legislation
 July 1, 2011


Assembly budget panel votes to keep Cal/OSHA Standards Board
 June 3, 2011


Paycheck protection ballot measure approved for circulation
 June 3, 2011


Assembly passes bill to ban credit checking by employers
 May 27, 2011


Minimum wage bill moving through the Legislature
 May 13, 2011


Brown combines state agencies
 May 13, 2011


New system for health insurance rates a bad idea
 May 6, 2011


Paid sick leave bill passes labor committee
 April 15, 2011


Family leave expansion
 March 25, 2011


Solution to improve UI access would have the adverse effect
 March 18, 2011


Labor agency re-org imminent
 March 11, 2011


Employers face UI tax increase
 Feb. 11, 2011


Supreme Court to Review Another Meal Period Ruling
 Feb. 4, 2011


New state labor secretary
 Jan. 7, 2011


Join CMTAs anti-human trafficking working group
 Dec. 17, 2010


Brown makes Health & Human Services appointment
 Dec. 10, 2010


California's other budget deficit: the unemployment insurance fund
 Oct. 25, 2010


UI fund still broken
 Oct. 15, 2010


Call to Action Contact the Governor on SB 657
 Sept. 10, 2010


Union-only carve-out for meal periods
 Aug. 27, 2010


New rules on federal health care
 July 16, 2010


Anti-human trafficking policy mandate moves out of committee
 July 2, 2010


Status of labor & employment bills
 June 11, 2010


Senate dems announce job bill package
 Feb. 12, 2010


Unemployment funds in trouble
 Jan. 22, 2010


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