This post was authored by Ashley Bobo

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 119 into law. The law applies to public agencies including cities, counties, special districts, trial courts, state civil service agencies, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, public schools (K-12), community colleges, California State Universities, Universities of California

2017As 2017 kicks off, employers should be aware that a number of new state-wide laws and local ordinances begin taking effect.  In this blog, we highlight just a few that California’s public employers should now be implementing.

Seeing Green in Twenty-Seventeen: Minimum Wage Increases for California Employees

Regardless of potential changes to Federal wage and

AnotherGavel.jpgThis post was authored by Liara Silva and Alysha Stein-Manes

Last month, the California Court of Appeal issued a decision in Caldecott v. Superior Court (2015), finding that the Newport-Mesa Unified School District (“District”) was obligated under the California Public Records Act (“PRA”) to release certain documents related to an employee’s hostile work environment

Breaking-News1.jpgThis blog post was authored by Heather Coffman

The California Court of Appeal recently issued a decision that may give some relief to public agencies responding to requests under the California Public Records Act (“PRA”).  The Court found that the PRA does not require public agencies to produce communications sent or received by public officials