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California Governor signs Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act

California Governor signs Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act Following up with a Law.360 report, Governor Gavin Newsome signed a new California law requiring employers to disclose salary ranges on job listings and could encourage many employers to voluntarily opt for transparency, attorneys say.  The law seems to be aimed at employee leasing companies that provide thousands of employees in …

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California Governor bestows Labor Day Gift to Fast Food Workers

Happy belated Labor Day, we were all off of work on September 5, 2022. Governor Newsom signed California Assembly Bill 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act [or “FAST Recovery Act”, on Monday, September 5, 2022. The new law establishes yet another committee, the Fast Food Sector Council [I hate most fast food but I’d love a seat at the burger table] to regulate California’s fast food restaurants

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California Supreme Court Adopts “Contributing Factor” Standard for Whistleblower Claims

California Supreme Court Adopts “Contributing Factor” Standard for Whistleblower Claims The California Supreme Court held in Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc., (2022) 12 Cal.5th 703, the Court eliminated the McDonnell Douglas burden-shifting test.  This test was previously applied to whistleblower and retaliation claims under California Labor Code section 1102.5. California Labor Code section 1102.5 provides whistleblower protections to employees …

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