New California Employment Laws and Developments for 2014

Monday, November 18, 2013
01:00 AM ET

A wave of new employment legislation, case law developments, and other employment law trends stand to significantly impact the California workplace in 2014. With many of these new laws taking effect on January 1, employers with California operations must take prompt action to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.

Join us for a 90-minute webinar to discuss the critical changes in the law, the impact of new legislation, and recommendations for employers.

Topics will include:

  • Wage and hour laws related to minimum wage, compensation of domestic workers, penalties for minimum wage violations and failure to remit withholdings, and the provision of “recovery periods”
  • Leave of absence laws, including expanded paid family leave, leaves for volunteer services, and expanded protections for crime victims
  • Discrimination and retaliation issues, including military and veteran statuses, protection of victims of stalking or domestic violence, and sexual harassment
  • Immigration status protections
  • Updates on California case law related to arbitration clauses and class, collective, and Private Attorneys General Act action waivers