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Wage & Hour

California Legislature Considers Significant Changes To FEHA And Labor Code

In the wake of recent and high profile sexual harassment cases and the continued gap in wages between men and women, the California Legislature is on the verge of making significant changes to the Fair Employment and Housing Act.  The following is a brief summary of the various proposals working their way through the California State Assembly and State Senate:

California Prohibits Salary History Inquiries During The Hiring Process

Governor Brown also recently signed A.B. 168, which adds Section 432.3 to the Labor Code as of January 1, 2018. 

New President . . . Same California

Control of the Presidency may have changed, however, nothing that happened in Washington D.C. this weekend changes the fact that a variety of new employment-related laws have recently gone into effect in California.  Accordingly, here is a brief summary of the new laws that will impact California employers: