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2022 Legislative Session Closes with New Laws Impacting Employers in 2023 and Beyond

USA - October 4 2022 A busy 2022 California legislative season has officially come to a close with new laws impacting California employers in 2023 and beyond. A summary…

Jennifer Grock, Iris L. Kristoff

California Court of Appeal Increases Potential Employer Exposure by Allowing Recovery of Attorney’s Fees in Meal and Rest Break Actions

USA - September 29 2022 On September 12, 2022, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, held that employees are entitled to recover attorney’s fees and costs…

Bronte A. Mehdian

Amendments to West Hollywood’s Minimum Wage and Paid Leave Ordinance Take Effect July 1

USA - June 29 2022 On November 15, 2021, the West Hollywood city council enacted an ordinance that establishes a local minimum wage, and requires employers to provide…

Iris L. Kristoff

Fair Credit Reporting Act Compliance: New California Court Opinion Clarifies the Stand-alone Disclosure Requirement

USA - May 24 2022 The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) permits background checks for employment purposes, so long as employers obtain authorization from and…

Jennifer Grock, Iris L. Kristoff

Cal/OSHA Standards Board to Consider Implementing Third Re-Adoption of ETS

USA - April 11 2022 Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board published its proposal to adopt an amended version of its current Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) on April 6, 2022…

Jennifer Grock, Jonathan S. Vick