Employment Law Bulletin | January 2019

Employment Law Update Action Items

 

In this month’s Employment Law Bulletin we bring you our 2019 Employment Law Update Action Items checklist. Employers can use this handy checklist to help ensure their organization is in compliance with new laws that took effect in January 2019.   It also includes action items regarding some of the issues we most frequently counseled our clients about during 2018. (See the checklist starting with “Ban the Box.”) Please reach out to an SMT employment attorney if you have questions. We are here to help.

 

REQUIRED LABOR LAW POSTINGS

 

MINIMUM WAGE IN CALIFORNIA

 

OVERTIME FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

 

PAY FOR ALL HOURS WORKED

 

FINAL PAY

 

IRS MILEAGE RATE FOR 2019

 

EE PAYROLL RECORD REQUESTS

 

EEs WORKING IN OTHER STATES

 

EMPLOYEE v. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR CLASSIFICATION ISSUES

 

ALVARADO v. DART – REGULAR RATE OF PAY (RRoP)

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING

 

LACTATION BREAKS

 

EQUAL PAY

 

BAN THE BOX

 

MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE

 

REST/MEAL BREAK ISSUES

 

THIRD PARTY PAYROLL ASSISTANCE

 

No Se Habla Español?

SMT’s employment attorneys can provide your company with employment policies, forms and employee disciplinary documentation in Spanish.  Providing such important information to employees in the language they understand is critical to employee performance, providing a welcoming diverse work environment, and protecting your company against employment claims.  Contact an SMT attorney today to get started.

Spaulding McCullough & Tansil LLP
Employment Law Group

Jan Gabrielson Tansil [1]  | Lisa Ann Hilario [2] | Kari Brown [3]