MCLE Self-Study: A New Year Brings New Laws for California Employers, Employees, and Unions
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 the Law Office of David J. Duchrow in Santa Monica, and represents employees, including in union and public sector matters.
A new calendar year typically brings new employment laws to contend with and 2014 is no exception. In 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a number of employment-related bills affecting private and public sector employers. This article highlights new laws with fairly general application and unless noted, these new laws take effect January 1, 2014.
LAWS APPLICABLE TO ALL EMPLOYERS