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California Employers: Be Warned About New Special California Laws!

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the last of this year’s employment-related legislation and these new laws are more employee-friendly than ever before.  Most of the new laws are effective January 1, 2014.

Are you prepared?


Be Aware of Minimum Wage Increases for 2014

Twelve states, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, and Vermont, announced in 2013 that their minimum wage will rise starting in 2014.  In addition, New Jersey voters approved a Constitutional amendment in 2013 to raise the minimum wage in 2014 and tie future increases to the cost of living.  In Colorado, an increase has been proposed.

Are you in compliance?


"R" is for Uber Regulations

On November 6, 2013, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued its Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), Docket No. CFPB-2013-0033, indicating the Bureau is evaluating whether to issue regulations. The regulations, dubbed “Regulation F,” would be applicable to nearly all aspects of debt collection. 


6 Year Old TCPA Calls and Still Not Time Barred?

For most jurisdictions, the statute of limitations/look back period to bring a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit is 4 years.  As such, many companies keep account notes, call/dialer records, and account correspondence for 4 years.  After 4 years, should you throw away those records?



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