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Dynamex Retroactivity Question Sent To California State Court
On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit certified to the Supreme Court of California the question of whether that court's landmark 2018
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3 Oct 2019
California AB 5's Author And The Governor Attempt To Clarify Law's Scope
On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), a bill that will dramatically alter whether, and under what circumstances,...
United States
27 Sep 2019
Now What? Practical Tips For Navigating California Post-A.B. 5
On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law sweeping legislation—Assembly Bill 5 (A.B. 5)—that will dramatically reshape the contours...
United States
25 Sep 2019
AB 5 Update: California Legislature Passes Final Bill On September 11, 2019
On September 11, 2019, the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill.
United States
23 Sep 2019
Ninth Circuit Withdraws Opinion Regarding Retroactivity Of Dynamex v. Superior Court, Will Certify The Question To The California Supreme Court
The court's decision sparked a wave of litigation in which current and former independent contractors sought to impose the ABC test retroactively.
United States
29 Jul 2019
California Legislature Moves Forward With Bill To Redefine Independent Contractor Relationships
On July 10, 2019, the California Senate Labor, Public Employment, and Retirement Committee (Committee) advanced a proposed legislative response to the California Supreme Court's opinion
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23 Jul 2019
July Is Always The "New January" For Employment Laws, But This Year Takes The Cake!
Every year, there are numerous state laws and local ordinances that take effect after the first of the year — and 2019 is no exception.
United States
25 Jun 2019
Oakland, California Passes Ballot Measure Targeting Hotel Employers And Creating New Enforcement Mechanisms For Employment-Related Ordinances
Voters in Oakland, California recently approved ballot "Measure Z," titled the "Oakland Minimum Wage Charter Amendment."
United States
26 Nov 2018
California Allows Employees in the Construction Industry to Waive PAGA Remedies Pursuant to Qualifying CBAs
Among the approximately 1,000 bills signed by California Governor Brown last month was Assembly Bill 1654 ("AB 1654"), which allows a class of employees to waive the remedies created by the PAGA of 2004.
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23 Nov 2018
California's Newest Laws: It's Shocktober For Employers!
The September 30, 2018 deadline has come and gone for Governor Jerry Brown to evaluate the bills passed by the California legislature this year.
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4 Oct 2018
July Is The New January: From Salary History To Data Security Breaches, New State And Local Laws Are Set To Take Effect Soon
Every year state laws and local ordinances take effect after the first of the year, and 2018 is no exception.
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13 Jun 2018
Back To The Future: California Employment Bills Likely To Resurface In 2018
As discussed in a prior article, unsuccessful bills proposed in the California legislature in 2017 can carry over into the 2018 session.
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5 Jan 2018
California Court Rules PAGA Plaintiffs Need Not Assert Injury, Or Employer Knowledge, To Collect Penalties For Paystub Violations; Where Do Employers Go From Here?
A California Court of Appeal dealt another blow to employers in a recent ruling interpreting the state's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
United States
20 Nov 2017
Return Of The Living Dead: Could Unsuccessful California Bills Haunt Employers In 2018?
As discussed in our prior article, Governor Jerry Brown recently signed several significant labor and employment measures into law in California, including a statewide ban-the-box provision ...
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26 Oct 2017
With Governor Brown's Signature, California Employers Face A Gauntlet Of New Laws
The October 15, 2017 deadline has come and gone for Governor Jerry Brown to weigh the bills passed by the California legislature this year.
United States
20 Oct 2017
New California Law Prohibits Salary History Inquiries
On October 12, 2017, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a state-wide ban on employer inquiries into an individual's salary history.
United States
20 Oct 2017
California Countdown: Which Labor & Employment Bills Will The Governor Sign?
September 15 was the last day in 2017 for bills to pass both houses of the California Legislature and be forwarded to the governor.
United States
22 Sep 2017
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