A Dose of Employment Law

This blog*, A Dose of Employment Law, is a resource aimed at educating California employers and employees on unique and important employment laws as well as legal developments. 


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Shivani Sutaria Law Offices is pleased to provide an Employment Law 2015 Year-End Checklist to employers as they prepare for the coming year. This checklist hits on a few important employment law issues to be considered at the end of the year; for a comprehensive audit of all of your businesses’ employment policies, practices and procedures, contact Shivani Sutaria Law Offices at shivani@sutaria-law.com or 408/406-8208. Confirm Employee Headcount: Count your total number of employees for purpose of determining what laws are applicable to your company. Significant milestones to cross are 5, 15, 25 and 50 employees (i.e. Family Medical Leave Act applies to companies with 50 or more employees

5 New California Employment Laws Going on the Books

As the new year approaches, employers must familiarize themselves with new employment laws taking effect on January 1, 2016. Below is a summary of five new laws that every employer should know about and update their policies and practices accordingly. Shivani Sutaria Law Offices is here to answer any questions related to these new laws and/or to ensure your employee handbooks are compliant and up-to-date. Shivani Sutaria can be contacted at shivani@sutaria-law.com or 408/406-8208. 1. Minimum Wage Increased: The minimum wage in California increases from $9.00/hour to $10.00/hour on January 1, 2016. Remember certain Bay Area cities like San Jose ($10.30/hour), San Francisco ($12.25/hour) a

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