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New Law Alert: Employers Cannot Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

The CROWN Act, which stands for Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair, was signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom earlier this month. The CROWN Act amends the Government Code to define "race or ethnicity" as "inclusive of

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New Employment Laws in the Works in California

The State Assembly recently passed six new bills that further protect employees' rights in the state of California. Below is a summary of those bills AB-51 aims at outlawing arbitration in employment contracts. This bill is likely preempted by f

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$300 Unpaid Wage Claim Results In Additional $57,000 Award To Employee

There's no such thing as a "small wage claim." In the case of Stratton v. Beck (2018) 30 Cal.App.5th 901, the employee filed a claim against his employer for unpaid wages in the amount of $303.55. After the hearing, the labor commissioner awarded the

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New 2019 Laws Affecting Employees

California's employment laws are always evolving and being updated. Below is a list of new employment-related laws that became effective as of January 1, 2019. Copy of Payroll Records (SB 1252) - Existing law already requires that employees have a

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