In San Diego, there are thousands of employers. It is important to keep current with the laws regarding the Department of Labor. Our firm of Law Office of Scott C. Soady, A Professional Corporation does not practice in labor law however we can refer you to the San Diego County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service which has a panel of qualified employment and labor law attorneys. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us by e mail or phone.
The U.S. Department of Labor has published a guidebook to provide businesses with general information on the laws and regulations that the Department enforces. The guidebook describes the statutes most commonly applicable to businesses and explains how to obtain assistance from the Department for complying with them.
The authority of the Department of Labor extends to many statutes, but the following are several that affect most employers: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA); Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
The Employment Law Guide: Laws, Regulations and Technical Assistance Services can be accessed on the Internet at: