Ca. Litig. Rev. 2017
By Andrew H. Friedman
California Resists the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Curtail Employee Rights
The most notable developments of 2017 are the steps that President Donald J. Trump and his administration have taken to weaken-critics say eviscerate-the rights of employees. In contrast, the California State Legislature, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., and the California courts (both federal or state) continued to, for the most part, expand employee protections.