It is important that you contact the appropriate regulatory agencies to learn of any special regulatory requirements necessary for you to operate your business in order to ensure compliance with all city and county requirements.
You have a legal obligation to provide a safe working environment for your employees. You must operate your business in compliance with both Federal and California OSHA requirements. Contact the U.S. Department of Labor for a consultation on information regarding Federal OSHA and Cal OSHA requirements.
If you hire employees, you may have to meet the requirements of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the California Labor Code. Contact the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division and the local Labor Commissioner for information on minimum wage and other labor issues.
Contact the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing for information about compliance with laws prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of sex, age, color, national origin, religion, or physical and mental handicaps.