California Legislation Update

Governor Newsom signed AB 257, termed the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act or FAST Recovery Act, on Monday, September 5, 2022.  The new law establishes a Fast Food Sector Council to regulate California’s fast food restaurants.  The council will be composed of 10 members who are not elected, but are appointed by

As we end May 2022 and break for Memorial Day weekend, there were some major case develops within the last week for California employers.  Here are five key highlights California employers need to know about:

1. Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. – Penalties just increased for non-compliant meal and rest breaks. 

This week, the

As we start April 2022, here are five new California employment law developments that California employers need to know about:

1. Court rules California’s law requiring corporate board diversity is unconstitutional.

California passed AB 979 which enacted Corporations Code section 301.4 in 2020.  The law requires corporations with their principal executive offices located in California

As we begin March, there are many developments for California employers on the legal front.  Here are five issues that should catch employer’s attention this week (and will likely have impacts on California employers for the rest of the year):

1. Does California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) Survive 2022?

PAGA was designed by the

California’s 2022 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave becomes effective tomorrow, February 19, 2022 (for background and basics about the new law, see our prior post here).  This week, the Labor Commissioner published additional resources just before the law becomes effective.  Below is a summary of the notice requirements (and with a link to the

[Update: On February 9, 2022, the Governor signed SB 114 into law – see our updated article here on the new California supplemental paid sick leave requirements enacted by this law].

This week, Assembly Bill 84 (AB 84) was published setting forth the parameters of a proposed law for another COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave