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Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016)

Posted in Employment

Antonin_Scalia_Official_SCOTUS_PortraitU.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79 on Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Known for his sharp turns of phrase and his conservative viewpoint, Justice Scalia was frequently controversial.  His jurisprudence over 30 years on the …

Should We Still Call It “Kin Care”? – SB 579 Expands Labor Code Section 233’s Sick Leave Protections and Modifies Child-Related Activities Leave Under Labor Code Section 230.8

Posted in Employment, Legislation

Sacramento-Town-Hall.jpgOn October 11, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 579 into law – this bill makes significant modifications to the current “Kin Care” law (Labor Code section 233) and the Child-Related Activities Leave law (Labor Code section 230.8).  SB 579’s …