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What You Need to Know About the New Sick Leave Law

Posted on: April 21, 2015

The California Healthy Workplaces/Healthy Families Act of 2014 has been operative since January 1, 2015 even though employees have not yet begun to accrue sick leave pursuant to the law. Employees will only begin to accrue sick leave pursuant to the law on  July 1, 2015. The California Healthy Workplaces/Healthy Families Act of 2014 requires Read more.....

EXPERIENCED HEALTHCARE LOBBYIST JOINS WILKE FLEURY

Posted on: April 6, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Lobbyist Shannon Smith-Crowley, a registered California lobbyist for more than 15 years who focuses on healthcare, women’s equity, life sciences and the biomedical industry, has joined Sacramento-based law firm Wilke Fleury in its Government Affairs group. Smith-Crowley spent four years lobbying for the California Medical Association, where she focused on managed health care, Read more.....

Prompt payment of wages upon retirement? The decision is still out.

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Does an employee who retires quit?  California employers are required to promptly pay final wages to employees when they “quit.”  Specifically, Labor Code section 202 provides that employees without a contract for a definite period are entitled to prompt payment of wages either within 72 hours of quitting or immediately upon quitting if they provide Read more.....