Assembly Bill (AB) 2128, effective January 1, 2019, will allow evidence and testimony outside the current four-year time window when a certificated employee is accused of sexual misconduct with a student or minor.
Assembly Bill (AB) 2234, which becomes effective January 1, 2019, provides a comprehensive set of requirements for the presentation of testimony by minor witnesses at administrative disciplinary proceedings initiated under the egregious misconduct hearing process for permanent certificated employees, and for discipline hearings involving allegations of egregious misconduct for permanent classified
A new law provides public employers and public sector unions with legal immunity under state law from claims to recover the deduction of mandatory agency fees, or "fair share" fees, collected before the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Janus v. AFSCME on June 27, 2018. Senate Bill (SB) 846 is effective immediately.
As the United States Supreme Court's Janus ruling continues to reverberate throughout the nation, California public sector employers can look to Attorney General Xavier Becerra's August 31, 2018 advisory for guidance regarding labor rights and emp
A new law clarifies recently enacted rules prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.
The Legislature has declared that April 10 is Dolores Huerta Day. Assembly Bill (AB) 2644, which dedicates the day to the activist and labor leader, becomes effective January 1, 2019.
The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) recently reaffirmed the importance of meeting and conferring with unions regarding information requests.
California lawmakers have approved a budget trailer bill that imposes new obligations on public sector employers related to deducting union dues and fees from workers' paychecks.
Overturning a longstanding precedent, the United States Supreme Court has held in Janus v. AFSCME that public employees may not be compelled to pay mandatory agency fees, or "fair share" fees, to public-sector unions, because such fees violate the First Amendment.