California Streamin’. Gov. Jerry Brown has either signed into law or allowed to take effect a torrent of new employment laws that will take effect January 1. Nestor Barrero of our LA-Century City Office has a summary of the significant ones, with recommendations for employers with operations there. Check it out!

Travel Ban 3 has been blocked. First, a federal court in Hawaii blocked President Trump’s September 24 travel ban Proclamation, which replaced the travel ban Executive Order that he issued on March 6 (“Travel Ban 2”). Then, before the ink was dry on Will Krasnow’s excellent Immigration Dispatch on the Hawaii injunction, a federal judge in Maryland did likewise. Both injunctions affect the ban only as it applies to Muslim-majority nations. And, of course, the Administration is sure to appeal.