CA Poster Changes

Minimum Wage
The California Minimum Wage poster has been updated to reflect an increase in the state minimum wage. The California Department of Industrial Relations has increased the minimum wage from $10.00 per hour to $10.50 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees, effective January 1, 2017. Employers with 25 or fewer employees will remain at $10.00 per hour.
Effective Date: January 1, 2017

Workers' Compensation
California has released the new Workers' Compensation notice. This substantially revises the sections addressing the physicians that can treat an employee injured on the job, as well as who can be contacted for assistance with locating a physician or filing a claim.¬ Version 5.0 projected availability: The week of January 11th.¬ This is a substantive change and an updated California All-In-One poster is required.
Effective Date: January 2016¬ 

Workers' Compensation¬ - Santa Clara
The minimum wage was increased to $11.00 per hour on January 1st, 2016. The notice must be posted in the top three languages spoken in the city (English, Spanish, Vietnamese).¬ This is a substantive change and a new Santa Clara poster is required.
Effective Date: January 2016

Minimum Wage -¬ Palo Alto
The city of Palo Alto has released their new minimum wage notice. The new wage will be $11.00 as of January 1st, 2016. The notice must be posted in English and any language spoken by 5% of the employees. The notice must also be given to the employees.¬ This is a substantive change and a new Palo Alto poster is required.¬ 
Effective Date: January 2016

Substantive Change for Paid Sick Leave in California
The state has released the new template notice for the Paid Sick Leave law that was passed this past summer. Though employees do not begin to accrue Paid Sick Leave until July of 2015, the posting requirement and the law itself do go into effect January 1st. This is a completely new notice.
Effective Date: January 1, 2015

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