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Warning to General Contractors: New California Law Makes Them Liable for Unpaid Subcontractor Wages
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The California legislature has just enacted a new law that places a significant additional burden on general contractors performing private work in

Sexual Harassment Takes Center Stage - California Legislature Responds With Flurry of Proposed Bills
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 5 2018

The California Legislature reconvened on January 3 to begin the second year of the 2017-18 legislative session. As anticipated, sexual harassment

Back to the Future: California Employment Bills Likely to Resurface in 2018
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

As discussed in a prior article, unsuccessful bills proposed in the California legislature in 2017 can carry over into the 2018 session. State

Employment Law Commentary, December 2017
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

It was another busy year in the California Legislature with regard to employment and labor issues. Of particular note for California employers are the

New California Employment Laws for 2018
  • Smith Currie & Hancock
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

Like clockwork, each fall season in our beautiful state of California brings with it a flurry of legislative activity where Governor Jerry Brown and

California Employers Subject to State-Specific Obligations Under New Immigration Law
  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2017

Effective January 1, 2018, California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act, AB 450, imposes new obligations on California employers. In light of the

New California Law Adds to List of Sex Offenses Affecting Teacher Credentialing and Employment
  • Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo
  • USA
  • November 15 2017

California has taken an important step in protecting students from being subjected to sexual misconduct by teachers. Recently, the California

California Employers Can No Longer Ask About (or Consider) an Applicant's Salary History
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

Starting January 1, 2018, employers will be prohibited from (1) asking applicants about prior salaries, (2) using salary histories as a factor in

Salary (Non)Disclosure Rules Continue to Spread
  • Nexsen Pruet
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

As we reported recently, the White House announced an immediate stay of new EEO-1 pay data collection requirements that would have required more

AB 450: California’s Law of Unintended Immigration Consequences
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2017

California’s new law, Assembly Bill 450, signed by Governor Brown on October 5, and effective January 1, 2018, imposes several new