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Timothy Bowles

Timothy Bowles’s Legal Guides

51 total


  • Los Angeles County Approves Gradual Increases in Minimum Wage Starting 2016

    Los Angeles County joining City of Los Angeles with Minimum Wage regulations. On July 21, 2015, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to increase the minimum wage in unincorporated po

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  • Changes to California Paid Family Leave Pamphlets

    What's new with the CFRA pamphlets Employees eligible for California’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits may receive up to six weeks of state-funded partial wage replacement for leaves of absence to ca

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  • California Family Rights Act New Regulations Effective July 1, 2015

    All Covered Employers Must Update Policies, Procedures and Notices Private-sector employers with 50 or more employees are covered by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and the federal Family an

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  • Chill Out on the Retaliation

    Employers Must Not Act Against Workers Seeking Benefits From California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law Starting July 1, 2015, California's Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the Act) will

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  • DOWN TO THE WIRE

    California Legislature Still Tinkering With Paid Sick Leave Law Prior to July 1, 2015 Effective Date California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the Act) will require almost all C

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  • FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS

    Comply with California’s Paid Sick Leave Law July 1, 2015 Or Face the Fate of Heavy Penalties Beginning July 1, 2015, all California employers must begin to offer paid sick leave (PDL) benefits und

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  • July 1, 2015 Deadline Is Approaching

    Do You Know Where Your Company’s California-Required Paid Sick Leave Policy Is? We have been blogging for some months about California’s new mandatory paid sick leave requirements. Choosing from

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  • ACCOMMODATING RELIGIOUS PRACTICES

    EMPLOYERS MUST TAKE THE HINT AND TAKE INITIATIVE U.S. Supreme Court Decision Warns that Companies Ignore at Their Peril Possible Need to Permit Religious Exceptions to Workplace Policies The U.S. S

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  • New Heat Illness Prevention Measures Now In Place

    New heat illness prevention measures have been adopted into law by the California Office of Administrative Law New heat illness prevention regulations have been adopted by the California Office of Ad

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  • City of Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increasing Annually from 2016 to 2020

    City Of Los Angeles Wage Hike Up To $15 by 2020 On May 19, 2015, the Los Angeles City Council approved Motion 4E providing annual minimum wage increases for employees in the City of Los Angeles up to

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