In 2022, the California legislature passed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which expanded the state’s existing pay data reporting requirements for “payroll employees” to include a new pay data report for employers with 100 or more “labor contractor employees.” Under SB 1162, the pay data reporting deadline was moved to May. This year these reports
New FAQs Dramatically Expand Scope of California “Labor Contractor Employee” Pay Data Reporting
This year, employers in California have updated pay data reports to submit to the state’s Civil Rights Department (CRD). Senate Bill (SB) 1162, passed in 2022, updated previous employee pay data reporting obligations and created an entirely new obligation to pay data reporting related to “employees hired through labor contractors.” This year, these pay…
California Civil Rights Department Updates FAQs on Pay Data Reporting
When Senate Bill (SB) 1162 was signed in 2022, much of the focus was on the new pay transparency requirements. However, the bill also amended pay data reporting requirements in California. Under the amendments covered employers would need to submit separate pay data reports for employees hired through labor contractors. In addition, reporting would need…
California Clarifies Pay Transparency Rules: What Employers Need to Know
The California Department of Industrial Relations has issued new FAQs to clarify its interpretation of California’s new pay transparency requirements.
Among other updates, the new FAQs provide additional guidance. Find out more, here.
California Expands Pay Transparency and Reporting Obligations
On September 27, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 1162, which requires certain employers to provide more pay transparency on pay scales and expands pay data reporting obligations for other employers. The new obligations take effect on January 1, 2023.
Previously, under California law, employers had to provide an…
California Poised to Expand Pay Transparency, Reporting Obligations
A bill to increase pay transparency in California steps closer to becoming law.
Senate Bill 1162, introduced in February and with some amendments since its initial form, passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee on August 11. Only a few steps are left before it could become law this legislative session: (1) a full Assembly…
California Draft Bill Doubles Down on Pay Transparency
On February 17, the California Senate introduced SB 1162, which—if passed—could give California the most aggressive pay transparency laws in the nation. Again. The draft California law enhances two common state law pay transparency strategies: proactive wage range disclosure and pay data reporting.
Read the full article on Jackson Lewis’ Pay Equity Advisor
Statewide Universal Masking Expires February 15th but Employers Need to Consider Local and Cal/OSHA Requirements
In January the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) extended universal masking indoors through February 15, 2022, due to a continued COVID-19 surge. In advance of the expiration, Governor Newsom announced that universal masking would not be extended again. The CDPH also published mask guidance for after February 15th.
Effective February 16,…
California Extends Indoor Masking Requirements & Los Angeles County Mandates Medical-Grade Masks for Workplaces
In mid-December, as COVID-19 cases began to rise, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reinstituted indoor masking requirements and Cal/OSHA confirmed that requirements applied in the workplace. When issued, the mandate was only supposed to remain in effect until January 15, 2022.
However, with COVID-19 cases still on an uptick, the CDPH has…
California’s Labor Commissioner Publishes FAQ for Warehouse Quota Law
In September 2021, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 701, which regulates the use of quotas at warehouse distribution centers in California.
AB 701 requires employers with large warehouse distribution centers to disclose quotas and pace-of-work standards to each employee upon hire or within 30 days of the law going into effect.