Tag Archives: Effective

Calif. Employment Laws Effective 2022: Wage Theft, Confidentiality, etc

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 The California Legislature increased the complexity of employment law in the Golden State by enacting several employment laws that will soon take effect.  Below we summarize key aspects of the more significant new legislation. Intentional Failure to Pay Wages May Constitute the Felony of “Grand Theft” (Assembly Bill 1003) Under current… Read More »

Happy New Year, California: New California Employment Laws Effective January 1, 2022 | Fenwick & West LLP

Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a slew of new bills into law at the close of California’s legislative season. Below is a summary of the new employment laws, all of which take effect on January 1, 2022. Wage Theft Will Trigger Enhanced Criminal Liability AB 1003 makes the intentional theft of wages by an employer,… Read More »

Executive Order on Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Our criminal justice system must respect the dignity and rights of all persons and adhere to our fundamental obligation to ensure fair and impartial justice for all.  This… Read More »