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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,...
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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 Senate Committee Advances Bill To The Senate Floor
This article is an update to prior publications from Littler's Workplace Policy Institute regarding Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), currently pending in the California legislature.
United States
3 Sep 2019
AB 5 Update: California Senate Committee "Suspends" Discussion, For Now
With the resumption of the current legislative session on August 12, 2019, the California Senate Appropriations Committee briefly considered Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5),
United States
15 Aug 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
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
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.
United States
23 Nov 2018
California Countdown 2018: Which Labor And Employment Bills Will The Governor Sign?
September 1, 2018 marked the last day for the California legislature to pass bills and forward them to Governor Jerry Brown (D) for his consideration.
United States
7 Sep 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.
United States
13 Jun 2018
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 ...
United States
26 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
Golden State Worriers: California Labor & Employment Bills To Watch
When it comes to legislation, for California employers it's the final countdown. June 2 was the last day for bills to pass out of their house of origin.
United States
21 Jun 2017
California's Recreational Marijuana Initiative
In California, signatures are being gathered in support of the "Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Initiative."
United States
5 Jul 2016
California Appellate Court Rejects Automatic Attorneys' Fees to an Employee who Successfully Defends Against Lawsuit by Employer
California Labor Code section 2802 generally requires employers to indemnify their employees for losses the employee incurs within the scope of employment.
United States
26 Oct 2011
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