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.
GENERALLY-APPLICABLE NEW LAWS