California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

The latest litigation trends, court decisions, & issues on California Employment Law

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Surprise – Employers Face New Employee Personnel Records Obligations in 2013, But The Term “Personnel Records” Is Not Defined

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Employee Handbooks, New Cases, Technology & Law, Wage & Hour Law
California employers face a law (AB 2674) taking effect on January 1, 2013 (click here for a list of other new employment laws effective in 2013), which changes their duties to maintain and provide personnel records to current and former employees.  The law amends Labor Code section 1198.5 pertaining to "personnel records".  When discussing this… Continue Reading

New Laws Facing California Employers In 2013

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Class Actions, Employee Handbooks, Exempt Employees, New Cases, Wage & Hour Law
There are some significant changes regarding California employers’ duties in 2013. This list is an overview of the major changes that employers should consider and be aware of at the beginning of 2013.   Employers Cannot Ask Applicants Or Employees For Social Media Passwords – AB 1844 This law created Labor Code section 980, which… Continue Reading