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.

Contact


California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
1515 Clay Street, Suite 701
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 800-884-1684

To Comply with Wage/Hour Laws


Businesses with employees must comply with laws establishing minimum standards for wages, hours and working conditions.

Contact


California Department of Industrial Relations
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.

Contact


California Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC)
50 D Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: 707-576-2452

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.

Contact


California Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Occupational Health & Safety (DOSH) or Cal/OSHA
2424 Arden Way, Suite 410
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: 916-263-2855