2022 Update on California Employment Laws: New Minimum Wage, CFRA Leave, Nondisclosures, Cal-OSHA, FEHA Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will update employers' counsel on all California employment law changes in 2022. The panel will discuss the new minimum wage requirements and the process of calculating for employers, changes to nondisclosure provisions in settlement and severance agreements, and expansions of CFRA and wage theft laws. The panel will address the increased enforcement by Cal-OSHA and the tolling of FEHA claims, as well as other changes to employment regulations.
- 2022 California employment law update
- Minimum wage
- COVID-19 requirements
- CFRA leave
- Employee nondisclosures in settlements and severances
- Cal-OSHA enforcement authority
- FEHA claims tolled
- Employee rights to emailed required postings
- Wage theft
- Best practices and tips for compliance
The panel will discuss these and other key issues:
- How are employers calculating the new minimum wage, and what local ordinances affect wages?
- What are the current COVID-19 workplace requirements in California?
- How will the new nondisclosure requirements affect employers' ability to make disparagement or defamation claims against former employees?
- How will increased Cal-OSHA enforcement authority benefit employees?
Chelsea D. Mesa
Ms. Mesa’s practice focuses on advising employers concerning various employment-related issues, including... | Read More
Ms. Mesa’s practice focuses on advising employers concerning various employment-related issues, including compliance with California and federal anti-discrimination, anti-harassment and leave laws, and other human resources practices, as well as negotiating and documenting employment and severance agreements. She also counsels clients on their employment policies, and performs trainings on all aspects of employment conduct, including California-mandated sexual harassment training, discrimination training, and training on the interplay of the Americans with Disabilities Act with state and federal leave laws. In addition, Ms. Mesa advises employers on hiring and termination decisions, including those where federal and state WARN requirements are triggered, and handling performance deficiencies and evaluations.Close
Ilana R. Morady
Clients across all industries look to Ms. Morady for practical guidance on regulations in the environmental/safety... | Read More
Clients across all industries look to Ms. Morady for practical guidance on regulations in the environmental/safety realm. She routinely assists companies with systematic approaches to compliance, including training, creating policies and procedures, responding to regulatory authorities, and managing environmental and safety related regulatory inspections. Ms. Morady focuses her practice on occupational safety and health (OSHA) and mine safety and health (MSHA) law. She also advises clients on compliance-related issues involving other related regulatory areas, including food safety, hazardous materials transportation and other DOT laws, and environmental marketing compliance (FTC).Close
Shardé T. Skahan
Ms. Skahan has wide-ranging experience in labor and employment law providing advice and counsel to, and litigating on... | Read More
Ms. Skahan has wide-ranging experience in labor and employment law providing advice and counsel to, and litigating on behalf of, public and private sector clients. Her litigation experience informs the counseling side of her practice, which also includes workplace trainings and investigations. Ms. Skahan has successfully represented employers in state and federal courts, arbitration, and before California administrative agencies, including, but not limited to, claims of disability discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She also provides employment counseling to employers on internal investigations, diversity and inclusion, employee discipline and terminations, pay equity, California pay data reporting, interactive process, and other common employment matters. She advises clients on the frequently changing patchwork of pay equity laws in the United States and around the globe, including state-specific pay reporting requirements and pay transparency laws.Close