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New laws for 2016 will impact tri-county employers

By   /  Friday, January 8th, 2016  /  Columns, Latest news, Law & Goverment  /  Comments Off on New laws for 2016 will impact tri-county employers

A flurry of new laws went into effect at the start of the New Year, but the one that likely will have the biggest impact on tri-county employers has been long expected. California’s minimum wage was raised to $10 an hour on Jan. 1, which has some businesses rethinking strategies. While proponents argue that higher Read More →

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Minimum wage increases could be boon for Ventura County

By   /  Friday, August 14th, 2015  /  Columns, Latest news, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Minimum wage increases could be boon for Ventura County

California’s minimum wage is set to increase to $10 per hour in January but some cities like Los Angeles have preempted the hike with their own, prompting certain businesses to weigh relocation. Neighboring regions, like Ventura County, may reap the benefits. LA recently approved an ordinance that would incrementally raise the minimum wage from $9 Read More →

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Minimum wage hike has ripple effect on exempt worker status

By   /  Friday, October 11th, 2013  /  Columns, Law & Goverment  /  Comments Off on Minimum wage hike has ripple effect on exempt worker status

As fall settles and you break out the Halloween decorations, it’s time to think about the biggest fright of the season: Next year’s new employment laws.

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Editorial: California minimum wage increase could backfire

By   /  Friday, September 20th, 2013  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: California minimum wage increase could backfire

Any increase in the minimum wage is likely to be met with reduced hours or increased workloads.