New Year, New Minimum Wage

by Katie A. Collins
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

Effective January 1, 2022, California’s minimum wage rate increased to $15.00 per hour (from $14.00) for employers with 26 or more employees and $14.00 per hour (from $13.00) for employers with 25 or fewer employees. The minimum wage will reach $15.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees on January 1, 2023.

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Webinar: The Employment Life Cycle: EEO Compliance from Hiring to Firing

On September 1, 2021, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collins hosted an informative webinar covering the lifespan of the employment relationship. They discussed applicable laws and best practices to help business owners, human resource professionals, and managers reduce the risk of liability when they interview, hire, discipline, and terminate employees.

Program Highlights

  • Lawful and effective job postings, employment applications, and interview questions.

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35 Weintraub Attorneys Named to 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Firm Retains Highest Percentage of Sacramento Top 25 List

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 38 of its attorneys have been included on the 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys in Northern California.  In addition, 4 Weintraub Tobin attorneys received special recognition on Northern California and Sacramento “Top” lists. Weintraub attorneys represent 16 percent of the 2021 Sacramento Top 25 Super Lawyers, achieving the region’s highest percentage again this year.

Attorneys selected to the 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list include Brendan J.

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New Year, New Minimum Wage

by Katie A. Collins
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

Effective January 1, 2021, California’s minimum wage rate increased to $14.00 per hour (from $13.00) for employers with 26 or more employees and $13.00 per hour (from $12.00) for employers with 25 or fewer employees. The minimum wage will continue to increase yearly until it reaches $15.00 per hour on January 1, 2022 for employers with 26 or more employees and January 1, 2023 for employers with 25 or fewer employees.

In California,

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WEBINAR: Employment Law Update 2020/2021 - Part I & Part II

Summary of Program

Our Labor & Employment Group presents our annual Employment Law Update where they discuss important legal developments from 2020 and review a number of new employment laws and relevant court cases impacting employers in 202

Program Highlights – Part 1 of 2

This part will focus on:

  • Class Actions
  • Independent Contractors Status
  • Wage and Hour Obligations Specific to Non-Exempt Employees
  • Wage and Hour Obligations Specific to Exempt Employees

This seminar was presented and recorded on January 6,

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Webinar: Overtime, Meal Periods, Wage Statements - Oh My! Non-Exempt Wage and Hour Compliance

On August 13, 2020 Weintraub attorneys Lukas Clary and Katie Collins discussed the nuts and bolts of wage and hour compliance for non-exempt employees in California.

Unfortunately, both single-plaintiff and class-action wage and hour lawsuits continue to plague California employers. Employers are often sued because of technical violations that occur simply because an employer is unaware of its legal obligations.  The web of federal and state wage and hour laws that govern the workplace can be difficult to understand.

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