Publication Details

The California Legislative Report - March 2018

Mar 1, 2018 | Related Attorney Michael S. Kalt | Topic: Employment

Wilson Turner Kosmo's March 2018 Legislative Report is now available detailing employment bills pending in Sacramento with potential application to California employers.  These include bills that would:

  • Amend the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) to impose individual liability upon employees who engage in post-complaint retaliation (SB 1038);
  • Expand the scope of currently-mandated harassment training to additional employers, and for non-supervisory employees (SB 1300, SB 1343, and AB 3081);
  • Impose new limits on settlement agreements regarding sexual harassment claims, including prohibiting confidentiality provisions (SB 820, SB 1300, and AB 3057);
  • Require employers to provide time off work for victims of sexual harassment and immediate family members (AB 2366);
  • Amend the FEHA to preclude discrimination against medicinal marijuana users (AB 2069);
  • Enable employers to assist employees with student loan repayments (AB 2478);
  • Update and potentially materially expand workplace lactation accommodation requirements (AB 1976 and SB 937);
  • Increase California’s paid sick leave requirements from three to five days (AB 2841);
  • Require larger employers to submit annual “pay data reports” to state agencies (SB 1284); and
  • Many, many more.

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