California Employment Law Update for 2021



On this episode of Big Blend Radio, attorney Ward Heinrichs discusses the new employment laws for 2021 and how they affect the California tourism and hospitality industries. This includes new COVID-19 laws such as the Families First Corona Virus Response Act, Paid Sick Leave, Safety at Work, and Workers’ Compensation, as well as a Dramatic Expansion of California Family Rights Act, New AB5 Exemptions, AB 979 for Board of Directors, Minimum Wage and Salary Increases, Sexual Harassment Training, and Successor Employer Liability. Read his article on outlining the new laws, and listen to his interview podcast here in the YouTube player or download it on, or

Based in San Diego, California the Employment Law Office of Ward Heinrichs represents both employers and employees in almost all areas of labor law. He and his firm litigate cases that have been filed in many different parts of California. Visit

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