Noticias/Blog
Prevailing Wage Extends to Private Construction

Prevailing wage requirements expanded to private construction projects

The San Jose Mercury News reported recently that prevailing wage requirements were expanded by San Jose to certain private construction projects. Labor groups herald this decision as a step toward better labor protections. The San Jose City Council voted in June to require prevailing wage pay from contractors getting subsidies from the city for their ... Read More

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail

California Prevailing Wage and Minimum Wage Rights

California Prevailing Wage must meet or exceed Minimum Wage On January 3, 2019 the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations noted that effective January 1, 2019 any employers paying prevailing wage determinations that fall below the California minimum wage are required to pay at least the California minimum wage for the basic hourly ... Read More

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail
sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace? In the wake of the #metoo movement, much of the public has been left to wonder what behavior qualifies as sexual harassment in the workplace under California’s labor law and what steps a worker can take to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Sexual harassment generally is a ... Read More

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Wawa Inks $25M Deal in Challenge to Forced Stock Sell-Off

Bloomberg BNA reported on  January 2, 2018 that Wawa Inks $25M Deal in Challenge to Forced Stock Sell-Off. According to the article, Wawa Inc. agreed to pay $25 million to settle a lawsuit accusing the convenience store and gas station chain of forcing employees to sell their company stock at an unfair price. The settlement will benefit ... Read More

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail

Zoning bill includes prevailing wage requirements

A new assembly bill mandates prevailing wage for new housing development near public transportation in some Northern California counties. Lawmakers want to encourage local governments to enable more housing near public transportation. The bill allows local governments two years to update their zoning plans, and requires a set aside of 20 percent of new homes ... Read More

FacebooktwitterlinkedinmailFacebooktwitterlinkedinmail