California’s Draft On Use Of AI For Employment Decisions

Emily Parkin

California is considering new regulations on the use of technology or artificial intelligence (AI) to screen job candidates or make other employment decisions. If the regulations become law, California would be the first state to adopt substantive restrictions specifically addressing this emerging, and often misunderstood, technology. Background AI generally refers to […]

California’s Employment Law PAGA and Labor Code

Emily Parkin

Monday, February 21, 2022 California continues to be the nation’s most challenging legal environment for employers. The challenge has been all the more vexing in recent years due to new legislation and rapidly unfolding case law, particularly with respect to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). California’s Labor Code is […]

California’s Latest OSHA Updates for October 2021

Emily Parkin

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 The October edition of the Essentials marks the end of California’s legislative session. As a helpful summary for employers, we have outlined key provisions of the new California employment laws for 2022: MOST SIGNIFICANT, GENERALLY APPLICABLE CHANGE SB – 331 — Prohibitions in Settlement Agreements For […]