How Several New Laws for 2021 Will Affect CA Employers

New Laws for 2021

3 minute read California employers need to be aware of how a variety of new laws (and continually changing COVID-19-related requirements) will affect their HR teams and reporting requirements in 2021. For example, as of January 1, pay data reporting is mandatory, and employers with only five or more employees are required to provide unpaid…

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Salary History Ban Comes To San Francisco

Want to Check On Salary History? Not In San Fran

The trend in pay equity laws has continued to advance across the nation—from equal pay to anti-discrimination. Philadelphia, New York City, Massachusetts, Delaware, Oregon and Puerto Rico have already created their own laws surrounding equal pay and salary history over the last year. Now San Francisco becomes the latest city government to promote the issue…

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DOL, Google Data Dispute Highlights Increasing Information Demands

Expect More Government Requests for Data in the Future

A dispute between the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Google is an example of the demand for increase data that companies can expect to see from the government as technology continues to evolve. The DOL’s Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) in 2015 conducted a random compliance evaluation of Google’s diversity practices to…

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Oregon Latest State to Focus The Microscope On Equal Pay

Oregon continues the trend of states becoming more assertive in addressing equal pay disparities

Oregon recently enacted the Oregon Equal Pay Act of 2017 (the Act). The Act expands upon existing federal and state law to address persistent pay gaps between genders, races, and those in other protected classes by encouraging employers to proactively assess their pay practices. The majority of its provisions will become effective on January 1,…

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