On September 18, 2022, the Governor approved AB 2188, which amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), California’s employment antidiscrimination law. Beginning on January 1, 2024, it will be unlawful for employers to discriminate against a person in hiring, termination, any term or condition of employment, or otherwise penalize a person for:

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In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part two of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing best practices for collecting information during a workplace investigation.

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In this episode of California Employment News, Lizbeth (Beth) West and Meagan Bainbridge present part one of the Workplace Investigation Series, discussing how to start an investigation following an employee complaint. Continue Reading California Employment News: Starting a Workplace Investigation (Part 1)

In this edition of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Lizbeth (Beth) West introduce a new four-part series about conducting effective and defensible workplace investigations and explain what each episode will cover. Continue Reading California Employment News: Introducing the Workplace Investigations Series

In this episode of California Employment News, Lukas Clary and Ryan Abernethy discuss best practices for employers to maintain employee records and the importance of record retention. Continue Reading California Employment News: Best Practices for Maintaining Employee Records