An employer that failed to pay arbitration fees within 30 days after they were due was in breach of the arbitration agreement it had with a former employee and so could… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/court-report-california-arbitration-fees.aspx

The Supreme Court of California is set to rule in three PAGA cases that may have substantial implications for employers. The cases deal with when arbitration agreements… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-paga-questions.aspx

California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board recently published an overview on AB 2183, the monumental “card check” legislation passed last year that makes it far… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-farm-workers-union.aspx

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge has temporarily blocked a new California law that would create a state-appointed council to negotiate pay and hours in the… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-fast-food-law-paused.aspx

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has updated its Frequently Asked Questions on a few key elements of the state’s new pay transparency law. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-pay-transparency-guidance.aspx

The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted on Dec. 15, 2022 to enact a new COVID-19 prevention regulation that imposes a number of familiar… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-covid-safety-nonemergency-standard.aspx

California employers are required to post several updated notices and distribute various pamphlets informing employees of their employment rights. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-labor-law-poster.aspx

Los Angeles is set to strengthen protections for retail workers in a sweeping law known as the Fair Work Week Ordinance. The ordinance aims to improve working conditions… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/los-angeles-retail-workers.aspx

Irvine, Calif. is set to implement a new ordinance that will require Irvine hotels to follow stringent workplace safety rules for their employees. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/irvine-california-hotel-workers.aspx

Debate at the Cal/OSHA Standards Board over a proposed two-year COVID-19 standard makes it likely that the ETS will remain in effect until February, meaning California… https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/legal-and-compliance/state-and-local-updates/pages/california-covid-safety-standard.aspx