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San Francisco Law Would Expand the Bar on Background Checks

On April 6, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner On January 1, 2018, recreational marijuana officially became legal in California. Three months later, on April 3, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance that would bar employers from inquiring about any conviction that arises out of conduct that has been decriminalized since […]

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Notice of Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence Now Required for New Hires in California

On July 12, 2017 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Last September, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2337, which, effective July 1, 2017, requires California employers with 25 or more employees to provide written notice of workplace rights for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.  Those rights, which include the rights to […]

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California On Its Way to $15.00 Minimum Wage

On April 4, 2016 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner The $15.00 minimum wage has been the goal of a loud and active national movement for some time now. A report by the Los Angeles Times of a California-style deal between unions and the California legislature suggest that a 50% hike in the present $10.00 an […]

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