Labor and Employment Law

Ca. Labor & Emp't Rev. January 2015, Volume 29, No. 1

MCLE Self-Study: A New Year Brings New Laws for California Employers

By Michael S. Kalt and David J. Duchrow

Michael S. Kalt is a partner at Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP in San Diego, and represents employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims. David J. Duchrow is a principal in Duchrow & Piano, LLP in Santa Monica, and represents employees, including in class action, union, and public sector matters.

A new calendar year brings new employment laws to contend with, and 2015 will be no exception. In 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a number of employment-related bills affecting private and public sector employers. This article highlights the new laws with fairly general application and, unless noted, the following new laws take effect January 1, 2015.


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