2022 Employment Law Update

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Here are some of the most significant employment law updates for 2022.

Minimum Wage

The minimum wage for all California employees has increased. For employers with 26 or more employees, it has increased to $15 per hour. For employers with 25 or less employees, it has increased to $14 per hour. This also means the minimum annual salary for certain exempt employees has increased to $62,400 and $58,240, respectively.

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Dog Bite Attack

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If you are reading this article, you may have been attacked or bitten by a dog. After the initial shock and trauma wore off, you may have asked, who is responsible for what just happened to me and what happens next?

Fortunately, California law imposes what is referred to as “strict liability” on dog owners. This means a dog owner is responsible for injuries caused by their dog regardless of the circumstances. Unlike many states, California does not have what is referred to as a “one bite rule,” which generally refers to the theory that a dog must have attacked at least one person before an owner can be held responsible for a subsequent attack.

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