California Employment News

The recent 9th Circuit opinion in US Chamber of Commerce v. Bonta struck down AB 51, determining that it was preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary review how this decision impacts the use of mandatory arbitration agreements for California employers in this episode of California Employment News.

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As temperatures rise, California law requires employers with outdoor employees to take steps to protect workers from heat illness. Shauna Correia reviews Cal/OSHA’s ‘Heat Illness Prevention Standards” for outdoor worksites in this episode of California Employment News.

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A new law mandates employers to provide appropriate military leave compensation for San Francisco employees while they are away for military duty. Katie Collins reviews the SF Military Leave Pay Protection Act in this episode of California Employment News.

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State law requires that employers take steps to prevent and correct wrongful behaviors in the workplace, such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Lizbeth (Beth) West explains what employers should know about mandatory harassment prevention training for non-supervisors and supervisors on this installment of California Employment News.

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