Things You'll Need
To Comply with California State Discrimination Law
Employers must post the Harassment or Discrimination in Employment notice (DFEH 162) and provide their employees with a copy of the DFEH's information sheet on sexual harassment (DFEH 185) or a statement that contains equivalent information.
Employers must also provide notice of an employee's right to request pregnancy disability leave or transfer, as well as notice to request a family and medical care leave (CFRA). Employers with 5 or more employees must maintain all personnel records for a minimum of 2 years.
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
1515 Clay Street, Suite 701
Oakland, CA 94612
To Comply with Wage/Hour Laws
Businesses with employees must comply with laws establishing minimum standards for wages, hours and working conditions.
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DSLE)
50 "D" Street, Suite 360
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: 707-576- 2362
To Comply with Workers' Compensation Laws
Businesses with employees must maintain Workers' Compensation Insurance coverage on either a self-insured basis, or provided through a commercial carrier, or the State Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund.
Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)
50 D Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
To Comply with Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
Businesses with employees must prepare an Injury and Illness Prevention Plan. The state provides a no-fee consultation service to assist employers with preventing unsafe working conditions and workplace hazards.
California Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Occupational Health & Safety (DOSH) or Cal/OSHA
2424 Arden Way, Suite 410
Sacramento, CA 95825