2013 Mid-Year Legislative Update. Bills to Watch.
There are many proposed laws being discussed in the current legislative session that will affect California employers if passed. We will be highlighting the potential changes to these laws that could affect you, including: increasing the minimum wage (AB 10); prohibiting inquiries into social media passwords (AB 25); changing the definition of sex harassment (SB 292); changing attorneys' fees awards from prevailing party to an employee-favored award for wage and hour claims (SB 462); providing more flexibility in the workplace (SB 607); waiver of waiting time penalties on employer for resolution of claims (AB 228); providing time off for targets of stalking (SB 400); changing exemptions to overtime compensation (SB 554); and many others.
Find out which bills organizations like CalChamber thinks will have a burdensome and chilling effect on business and increase the amount of employee litigation and what you can do about it. Take action to support those bills you favor and have your voice heard on those you do not . . . before these bills become law.
Audrey Gee is a founding partner of Brown Church & Gee, LLP, and has counseled and defended employers over the past 18 years in matters ranging from sex harassment, disability discrimination, wage and hour claims and class actions, theft of trade secrets, and workplace policies and procedures. Audrey was the President of the Contra Costa County Bar Association for 2012 and a board member of the CCCBA Employment Law Section, and has been active in many community organizations.
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