We’re pleased to announce that the 2018 version of our Cal-Peculiarities: How California Employment Law is Different, your indispensable California employment law guide, is arriving next week, to coincide with our annual update Webinar on the same subject.  This edition, like its predecessors, aims to help private employers understand what’s peculiar about California employment law.  In the 2018 Edition,
Continue Reading Time Again to Flex Those Pecs! 2018 Edition of Cal-Pecs Book Is Here!

Dear Readers:

We are thrilled to report that this week marks the 5th Anniversary of the Cal Peculiarities blog! Thank you for your continued support and interest; we couldn’t do it without you. And a hat tip to our enthusiastic team of writers, editors, assistants and the occasional guest author, all of whom have helped keep the blog overflowing with
Continue Reading Fifth Anniversary Edition: Coming Attractions for 2018, and Beyond!

Seyfarth Synopsis: In June 2017, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance requiring employers to provide a private “lactation location” where new mothers can pump their milk as well as a “lactation break” during the work day, in addition to other amenities. The ordinance is effective January 1, 2018 and is more expansive than current state and
Continue Reading San Francisco Regulators Provide Anticipated Guidance For Lactation Ordinance

Seyfarth Synopsis:  After two previous failed attempts, California joins seven other U.S. jurisdictions to prohibit inquiries into an applicant’s salary history.  Read on for a recap of the new law.

With Governor Jerry Brown signing AB 168 into law today, California joins Delaware, Puerto Rico, Oregon, Massachusetts, New York City, Philadelphia (currently pending legal challenge)
Continue Reading Third Time’s The Charm For California Salary History Ban Legislation