By:       Lizbeth (“Beth”) West, Esq.

Governor Brown signed a significant number of bills into law during the 2011/12 legislative term, many of which will have a direct impact on almost every California employer, regardless of size. Many laws impose new obligations on employers and prevent employers from engaging in what they may otherwise thought was previously permissible. Below is a summary of the employment-related legislation that goes into effect on January 1, 2012 (except where noted).

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has just announced that it will delay enforcement of the identity theft “Red Flags Rule” (Rule) until August 1, 2009.   The Rule was discussed previously in Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin’s Law Alert Article: Deadline to Have Identity Theft Prevention program Prepared and Implemented is May 1, dated April 15, 2009.

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