Department of Rehabilitation Releases DVDs to Train Employers Regarding Employees with Disabilities
The California Department of Rehabilitation, in partnership with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and others, recently released two new DVDs designed to (1) assist employers recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities and (2) provide small business owners with helpful tips on welcoming customers with disabilities.
2014 Online Wage & Benefit Survey Now Being Conducted
The 2014 FELS Wage & Benefit Survey is now being conducted. New this year the survey can be completed online at www.fels.net/survey.
Labor Commissioner Issues 2014 Minimum Wage Notice
According to Julie A. Su, California Labor Commissioner, DLSE has issued a new minimum wage notice for 2014.
California's Union-Sponsored War on Farmers
September 3, 2013
ByALLYSIA FINLEY an editorial writer for the Journal
A version of this article appeared in The Wall Street Journal
'At what point do you look at this picture and ask, 'Why are you fighting anymore?'" muses Dan Gerawan, whose third-generation family farm in Fresno, Calif., has been under assault by California's labor-regulatory complex.
Within days a state mediator could impose an unwieldy labor contract that may force him out of business. However, the ultimate victims will be his farm workers.
Obamacare Employer Mandate Delayed to 2015
Late on July 2, the Obama Administration announced a one year delay on the mandate for so-called applicable large employers (employers employing 50 or more employees). This mandate was originally to take effect on January 1, 2015.