While Washington is shifting in one direction, California continues its tectonic shift in another. Recent amendments to California’s Fair Pay Act continue that momentum. Effective January 2017, these amendments include the Act’s expansion to race and ethnicity protections and a prohibition on employers’ use of prior salary, standing alone, to justify a pay disparity. With the Obama Administration’s…

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During the first few weeks (or even months) in office, President Trump will have a lot of key issues (e.g., healthcare and immigration) on his agenda.  What we do not know is whether President Trump and his administration will focus on transgender or sexual orientation rights.  In fact, we have no clear indication on what…

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We enter 2017 with a new President, a polarized electorate, an incomplete Supreme Court, and an increasingly isolated California. Against this dramatic backdrop, Glen Kraemer will examine the most important recent appellate decisions and legislation in the equal employment opportunity arena, while forecasting discrimination law trends that could dramatically impact our State in the new…

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It’s that time again — a new year means new laws and regulations for California employers.  Below we summarize new legislation that will affect employers doing business in California.  Unless otherwise indicated, the new laws below went into effect starting January 1, 2016.

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Category: EEO, Wage-Hour,

Presented at the 3rd Annual Community Association Owners Conference Employment Law Update for 2015 presented at the 3rd Annual Community Association Owners Conference, covering a range of topics, including: Equal Employment Opportunity Background Checks Unpaid Leave Telecommuting Policies Severance Agreements New California laws regarding Paid Sick Leave Workplace Bullying Interns and Volunteers Download: Employment Law…

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