Tag: Assembly Bill

Social media in the workplace: What is California’s AB 1844?

Social media in the workplace can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, employers seek to restrict its use by employees. On the other, employers are finding that it can be a great tool in employment screening. But where does public data cross privacy boundaries? What can and can’t California employers do when it comes […]

Age Discrimination: Important New Proposals To Beef Up California’s Age Bias Laws

In a controversial decision last year, a California Court of Appealruled that you can discharge high-earning employees over age 40and replace them with lower-paid workers, provided your motivationis to save money and not discriminate against older employees. The California Supreme Court recentlyrefused to review the ruling. But now, two important proposalsare pending in Sacramento that would, […]