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On Monday, October 17, CDF Partners Mark Spring and Greg Berk will be speaking at the California Restaurant Association's Education Seminar at the SMUD Headquarters Auditorium in Sacramento, California. Mark will be discussing important new legal and HR issues surrounding social media in the...
California Governor Vetoes Several Bad Employment Bills, But Signs Law Limiting Use of Credit Reports and a Few Others
By Robin E. Weideman In pleasant news for California employers, Governor Brown vetoed several unappealing employment bills this past weekend. The bills he vetoed include (1) AB 267, which would have invalidated forum selection and choice of law provisions in employment contracts with...
By Robin E. Weideman Late last week, Governor Brown signed into law AB 1396, which requires commission pay arrangements to be set forth in a written contract. All employers must comply by January 1, 2013. Under the new law, whenever an employer enters into a contract of employment with an...
By Robin E. Weideman This week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 299, legislation requiring California employers to continue group health coverage to employees on pregnancy disability leave for up to four months. California employers with five or more employees have long...
By Robin E. Weideman The NLRB announced today that it is postponing the implementation date for its recently issued employee-rights notice. The new effective date is January 31, 2012. The NLRB's stated reason for the postponement is to "allow for further education and...