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NEW EMPLOYMENT LAWS FACING CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS IN 2020 AND 2021

Over the past few months, the California Legislature passed several employment bills.  Some of those laws went into effect immediately and some of those laws will become effective on January 1, 2021.  California voters also approved two employment-related propositions during the November 2020 election.  These draconian laws, which impose several new requirements on employers, are summarized below.  We also summarize several California and Federal COVID-19-related laws that went into effect earlier this year and that were the topics of prior E-BLASTS to remind you of the requirements under these laws.

Employers doing business in California should review these new laws and should contact legal counsel before January 1, 2021 to make sure that they are in compliance.  Read more→