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WAGE ORDER NUMBER 7, SECTION 9B

The passage of Senate Bill 3 in 2016, which authorized the increase of the California Minimum Wage to $15.00 per hour by 2022 or 2023 has raised concerns about how a section of Wage Orders, specifically Section 9(B) of Wage Order Number 7 (and several others) will be enforced in the future.

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CA Gov proposes last state budget

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) unveiled the final budget of his tenure, a plan calling for $199.3 billion in total spending and projecting an $8.8 billion surplus, $7.6 billion of which would be deposited into two reserve funds in preparation for the next recession.

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LEGISLATIVE UPDATES: FWEDA joins opposition to legislation targeting small businesses

Oppose AB 196, AB 664, SB 1159: California Workers Comp bills punish employers for COVID-19 outbreaks AB 196, AB 664 and SB 1159 would establish overly-broad legal presumptions that employers are liable for the COVID-19 infection of every “Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker” in California. The bills functionally shift significant pandemic-related costs only to employers. Coalition…

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