Kathy White, J.D.

J.D.

California Salary History Ban

California is one of 13 states to limit an employer’s investigation into and use of an applicant’s salary history information during the hiring process.  California’s salary history law first went into effect on January 1, 2018, as a measure to address the wage gap that persists between men and women.  California’s law prohibits employers from Read more

This month, many employees in Daly City, California will see more money in their paychecks.  That’s because last month, Daly City became the 19th municipality in the San Francisco Bay Area to pass an ordinance establishing a minimum wage rate that exceeds the state’s minimum wage rate.   Daly City’s first minimum wage hike goes Read more

We know you have many options when it comes to choosing a compliance poster provider.  Your provider needs to be accurate, timely and reliable.  It needs to ensure your business is fully compliant with posting responsibilities.  Plus, it needs to offer affordable posting solutions.  That’s how we differ from other poster suppliers that push pricey Read more

OSHA Form 300A

In general, employers with 10 or more employees are required to post in the workplace a completed OSHA Form 300A (Summary  of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) every year between February 1 and April 1. Employers with fewer than 10 employees and certain low-risk industries are exempt from this requirement. (Click here for a list of Read more

California IWC Wage Order 4

Revised 2019 California IWC Wage Order Posters Have Released In addition to posting the California All-On-One Poster, California employers are required to post the Industrial Wage Commission Wage Order (IWC) that applies to their specific business.  California has 17 different IWCs regulating the wages, hours and working conditions of employees in specific industries and occupations.  Read more

Lactation Accommodation

Working moms face tough decisions following the birth of a child, including whether to go back to work after having a baby, how soon to go back, and whether to continue breastfeeding once she’s back at work.  Often, her employer’s provision of the time and a place suitable for expressing breast milk may impact those Read more

California Employers – It’s time to update!  Mandatory Notice Updates Are Effective January 1, 2019 *Employers, if your pre-ordered the 2019 Minimum Wage Peel ‘N Post, you need to also order the Workplace Discrimination Peel ‘N Post to complete posting compliance. (See details below.)  California 2019 Minimum Wage Peel ‘N Post™ California Law Prohibits Workplace Read more

California 2019 Minimum Wage Peel 'N Post

On January 1, 2019, California employers will begin implementing two important changes in their obligations to employees.  The first change should come as no surprise to employers – California’s minimum wage rate is increasing for 2019.  Indeed, the minimum wage has been increasing incrementally since 2017.  What may be unexpected is that beginning in 2019, Read more

Cal/OSHA’s Form 300A Electronic Submission Deadline

In 2016, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) amended its injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting rule to require certain employers to electronically submit this information to OSHA via OSHA’s online web portal.  OSHA’s decision to go digital left employers confused about their obligations under the new rule.  The new rule raised questions Read more

New Mexico has updated two mandatory labor law notices: New Mexico Minimum Wage Notice –Updated summary of the most pertinent provisions of the Minimum Wage Law New Mexico Workers’ Comp Notice -Updated web address of the Workers’ Compensation Administration What changed? Minimum Wage – The posting has been rewritten and reformatted to clearly and concisely describe the rights Read more