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California employers know the holidays bring chilly nights (by California standards), holiday cheer, decked halls, and… ringing in the New Year with a host of new employment laws and compliance

Continue Reading ’Tis the Season for California’s 2023 Legislative Update: Employer Considerations

On Sept. 5, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB 257, the controversial Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Act” (the Act).
Continue Reading FAST Act Becomes Law in California, but Voter Referendum Filed in Response

On Aug. 29, 2022, the California legislature passed the FAST Recovery Act, which is arguably the most significant piece of restaurant-specific legislation passed in U.S. history, impacting a massive range
Continue Reading Urgent Issue Webinar: The Passing of the FAST Act and What It Means for Restaurants | Sept. 2

As we reported in our blog discussing an LASC judge striking down a law that required California companies to have racially diverse boards (AB 979): Judge Rules That Race and
Continue Reading Judge Rules That Gender Quotas for Corporate Board Members Violate the California Constitution

In true California fashion, the legislature had a busy session that resulted in a number of new employment-related statutes and amendments being passed just in time for the holidays and
Continue Reading California Employers Will Ring in The New Year With More Coal Than Presents