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Mandatory Poster and Education Requirements for California Barbering and Cosmetology Licensees July 1

To address workplace violations at California salons, California enacted two pieces of legislation that provide salon workers, such as nail salon workers, with information on their employment rights. One legislative bill requires a mandatory poster; the other requires educational information for all licensees. Both bills are intended...

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California Labor Commissioner Citation of General Contractor for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft Affirmed

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued citations of $249,879 against Irvine-based general contractor Deacon Corporation, along with its subcontractor, Lafayette-based Champion Constructions, Inc. This is the first time that the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by...

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DFEH Updates Required Harassment Prevention Pamphlet; Issues Guidance

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced an update to the required sexual harassment prevention brochure for California employers detailing California’s legal protections against sexual harassment. Under Government Code section 12950(b), all employers must provide information to their employees that, at a minimum,...

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