California’s 2017 Minimum Wage Increase

Attention Humboldt County employers:  California’s most recent version of the minimum wage poster, MW-2017, which includes the January 1, 2017 minimum wage increase, must be posted in your workplace. Copies of the poster can be found here(link is external).

Humboldt Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance Update

Significant developments have occurred in the past few weeks and days regarding the County’s Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance. Last Friday, the Humboldt County Superior Court denied a petition by local group HUMMAP filed in its case against the County of Humboldt. The petition sought to enforce a settlement the group reached last July which required the County to conduct an … Read More

New Unisex Bathroom Requirements Effective March 1

Beginning March 1, 2017, all single-user restroom facilities in California businesses, public accommodations, and state and local government agencies, must be designated as all-gender facilities, accessible to all people, regardless of gender. “Single-user toilet facilities” include all bathrooms that contain, at the most, one toilet and one urinal, and a lock that is controlled by the user. The new law … Read More