Late yesterday, June 30th, a superior court in Fresno issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) extending the deadline to sign up for the so-called “safe harbor” provisions of AB 1513 (Labor Code sec. 226.2(b)(3)) to July 18, 2016. The Order also states that if the court ultimately decides NOT to issue a preliminary injunction at the next hearing on July 18, the July 1 safe harbor filing deadline will be extended July 28th.

Jeff Janas

Following the issuance of excessive heat warnings for many areas throughout California by the National Weather Service’s issuance, Cal/OSHA sent out a notice reminding employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness. The greater San Diego area and the Inland Empire east of Los Angeles as well as cities in the San Francisco Bay Area are expected to experience 100+ degree weather this week.

Jeff Janas

On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Labor Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Final Rule focuses primarily on updating the salary and compensation levels needed for Executive, Administrative and Professional workers to be considered exempt from overtime requirements (i.e., the so-called “white collar exemptions”).

Jeff Janas


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