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New CA labor laws for 2022 on warehouse, wage theft, COVID

A first-in-the-nation law to regulate quotas in warehouses. A ban on nondisclosure agreements in workplace harassment and discrimination lawsuits. An easier pathway to becoming barbers and hairstylists. California workers and businesses will have those laws and more to abide by as the new year rolls around. Last year was “kind of a down year” when… Read More »

Oregon Employment Law Changes in 2022: New Year, New Laws

Changes to Oregon employment laws taking effect next year will be keeping human resources professionals very busy this holiday season and into the new year in the Pacific Northwest. Extended State of Public Health Emergency and Impact on Leave Entitlements On December 21, 2021, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order No. 21-36 extending Oregon’s… Read More »

New California Labor Laws to Ring in 2022

Thursday, December 16, 2021 In true California fashion, the legislature had a busy session that resulted in a number of new employment-related statutes and amendments being passed just in time for the holidays and will go into effect as of January 1, 2022 (unless otherwise noted below). While there were a few welcome “stocking stuffers”… Read More »

New cyber laws introduced to protect personal tech from hackers

New laws introduced this week will protect consumers from attacks by hackers on their phones, tablets, smart TVs, fitness trackers and other internet-connectable devices. Manufacturers, importers and distributors of digital tech now need to meet new cyber security standards – with fines for those who fail to comply. The Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill (PSTI)… Read More »