Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Legislature has passed a series of bills for Governor Newsom to consider. He now has until October 13 to approve or veto bills such as a Dynamex codification bill and a San Francisco-inspired lactation accommodation bill.

Friday, September 13th marked the Legislature’s last day to pass bills to Governor Newsom’s desk

Seyfarth Synopsis: It has long been clear that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California law protect employees who suffer from alcoholism if it qualifies as a “disability.” Although courts have recognized the right of an employer to have legitimate work rules that prohibit alcohol use in the workplace, the line between having

We all know California is a pretty employee-friendly state.  Employers are regularly and rightfully bewildered when it comes to knowing the ins-and-outs of California’s laws, especially when it comes to some of the more obscure requirements allowing them to miss work.  Well, we’re here to help key you in on a few of the more