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California Legislation Seeks to Limit Public Agency Activities Surrounding Immigration Enforcement and Religious Freedom

Posted in Education, Employment, Legislation, Public Safety Issues

786x496@100dpi - 6In December 2016, shortly after the November 8 presidential election, members of the California Legislature introduced for consideration a series of bills addressing immigration enforcement. Within the series, three bills would place limitations on a public agency’s ability to participate …

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 …

Are the NLRB’s 2012 Decisions Void?

Posted in Legislation

Gavel and Books.JPGA decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia recently cast into doubt the validity of all National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) decisions in the year 2012 by holding that three of the current Board members …