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Business Brief:  A Quarterly Employment Law Update, 2020 Q3. 

Click here, to read about significant changes affecting California employment law. 

This quarter’s Business Brief:

  • We summarize the substantial changes to leaves of absence under the California Family Rights Act which will apply to employers with five or more employees beginning January 1, 2021.

  • We describe how California expanded paid sick leave, due to the pandemic. It now covers all businesses.

  • We discuss a recent case in which a California court permitted employees to sue under an infrequently used portion of the Private Attorneys General Act to expand wage and hour claims.

  • We survey changes to California’s WARN Act, expansions to Workers Compensation coverage, and how to determine an employee’s principal place of work for wage and hour compliance.

Stay current, stay safe and protect your business.