California Supreme Court Decides Important “One Day’s Rest in Seven” Questions

Under California law, employees are entitled to “one day’s rest in seven.” But what, exactly, does that mean?
Today, the California Supreme Court answered three questions related to seventh day of work rules (Mendoza v. Nordstrom Inc., No. S224661 (May 8, 2017)). These questions are important for California employers and provide guidance for employers on how …

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The Heat Is On: Take Steps to Prevent Illness

California received a lot of wet weather recently, a good thing for a state that was hit hard by drought. Yet, warmer temperatures soon will arrive, and employers with an outdoor workforce need to plan ahead to prevent heat illness.
California’s strict heat illness standards require employers to take a multi-faceted approach to protect outdoor workers …

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Wage Orders Updated: Do You Know Your Compliance Obligations?

California regulates wages and hours of nonexempt employees with documents called Wage Orders. California employers must comply with 17 Wage Orders, plus a Minimum Wage Order, as well as any applicable statutes. You must determine which Wage Order(s) govern your business and post a copy of the applicable order(s) in your workplace.
The California Department of …

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Join us for our May Mixer at Community West Bank’s Santa Maria Branch Opening!

Join us and Community West Bank at our May Mixer, where we’ll be celebrating the opening of Community West Bank’s Santa Maria Branch! Enjoy food and wine, great raffle prize drawings, check out the new Santa Maria office, and mix and mingle with members of the local business community.
When: Thursday, May 18 5:00 pm – …

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Beatles Music, Disco, Dance & Comedy

Judkins Middle School Presents: The Music of Bappi Lahiri
Sun., May 7, 3:30pm
Bappi Lahiri was born in Calcutta into a family with a rich tradition in classical music…. he began his career as a music director at the young age of 19.
Bappi Lahiri was the pioneer of disco beats in India and his refreshing, vibrant, and …

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