HR Management & Compliance

News Bulletin: New Employment Bills Await Governor’s Decision

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has until Sept. 30 to sign or veto a number of measures approved recently by the legislature, including several relating to employment. Some of the contenders:

     

  • A.B. 1825 would require employers to conduct sexual harassment training for supervisors.

     

  • A.B. 2317 would boost damages awards and civil penalties for violations of California’s equal pay law.

     

  • S.B. 1499 would prohibit employers from charging employees fees to cash their payroll checks.

     

  • S.B. 1618 would permit employers to use only the last four digits of an employee’s Social Security number on the itemized wage statement.

 


Join us this fall in San Francisco for the California Employment Law Update conference, a 3-day event that will teach you everything you need to know about new laws and regulations, and your compliance obligations, for the year ahead—it’s one-stop shopping at its best.