January 7, 2023

New California Labor Laws Take Effect on January 1st, 2023

Arbitration, CA Employee Handbooks, COVID-19, Harassment & Discrimination, Leaves of Absence, Paid Sick Leave, Wage & Hour Issues

California has passed a number of new employment laws this year. These new laws, which go into effect on January 1st, 2023, are expected to have a significant impact on employers operating in California. Below is a brief overview of the most notable new laws affecting California businesses.

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July 8, 2022

Employers Can Now Require PAGA Claims Go To Arbitration


Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court closed out its term for the year, during which it recently issued an opinion that is a big win for California employers in Viking River Cruises v. Moriana. The decision will allow employers to keep employee lawsuits under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) out of court, and in arbitration.

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January 9, 2020

Key Takeaways For 2020’s New Employment Laws (Updated)

Application & Hiring, Arbitration, CA Employee Handbooks, Harassment & Discrimination, Independent Contractors, Leaves of Absence, Terminations, Wage & Hour Issues

2020 brings a slew of new employment laws, some of which make significant changes to existing law, and others which make minor updates but which nonetheless require employers’ attention. Below is a roundup of the main legal changes and key takeaways.

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