Lest you think the California Legislature and Governor Brown have been idling away their time in office, the following is a list of the new California Employment Laws for 2016 passed in our state. Some will affect all employers, others just a few. Be on the look out for more in depth analysis of the new laws in upcoming articles.
AB 202 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) – Professional sports teams: cheerleaders: employee status.
AB 215 by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) – Local agency employment contracts: maximum cash settlement.
AB 219 by Assemblymember Tom F. Daly (D-Anaheim) – Public works: concrete delivery.
AB 229 by Assemblymember Ling-Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) – State employees: travel reimbursement.
AB 285 by Assemblymember James M. Gallagher (R-Nicolaus) – Professions and vocations: registration.
AB 304 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) (7/13/15) – Sick Leave: Accrual and Limitations; Clarification.
AB 375 by Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) – School employees: sick leave: paternity and maternity leave.
AB 506 by Assemblymember Brian Maienschein (R-San Diego) – Limited liability companies.
AB 546 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) – Peace officers: basic training requirements.
AB 599 by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) – Clinical laboratories: cytotechnologists.
AB 621 by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) – Drayage truck operators: Motor Carrier Employer Amnesty Program.
AB 622 by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) – Employment: E-Verify system: unlawful business practices.
SB 623 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) – Workers’ compensation: benefits
AB 630 by Assemblymember Eric F. Linder (R-Corona) – Public officers and employees: oath of office.
AB 705 by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Psychologists: licensure exemption.
AB 830 by Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton) – Civil actions: gender violence.
AB 852 by Assemblymember Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) – Public works: prevailing wages.
AB 868 by Assemblymember Jay P. Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake) – Public Employees’ Retirement System: contracting agencies: transfer of membership.
AB 897 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) – Grocery workers.
AB 963 by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) – Teachers’ Retirement Law.
AB 970 by Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Sherman Oaks) – Labor Commissioner: enforcement of employee claims.
AB 987 by Assemblymember Marc B. Levine (D-San Rafael) – Employment discrimination: unlawful employment practices.
AB 991 by the Committee on Public Employees, Retirement, and Social Security – State teachers’ retirement.
AB 1093 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – Public safety: supervised population workforce training: grant program.
AB 1168 by Assemblymember Rudy Salas Jr. (D-Bakersfield) – Peace officers: basic training requirements.
AB 1245 by Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) – Unemployment insurance: electronic reporting and funds transfers.
AB 1267 by Assemblymember Richard H. Bloom (D-Santa Monica) – Lawsuits, liens, and other encumbrances against public officials or public employees.
AB 1270 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) – California Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
AB 1291 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – The County Employees Retirement Law of 1937.
AB 1308 by Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) – Apprenticeship programs: approval.
AB 1339 by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) – School district employees: merit system: appointments.
AB 1422 by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove) – Transportation network companies.
AB 1506 by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) – Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004.
AB 1509 by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina) – Employer liability.
AB 1513 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Employment: workers’ compensation and piece-rate compensation.
AB 1514 by the Committee on Insurance – Employment Development Department: training benefits: reports.
SB 99 by the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review – State public employment.
SB 216 by Senator Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) – The Public Employees’ Retirement System.
SB 221 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) – State public employees: sick leave: veterans with service-related disabilities.
SB 327 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Azusa) – Industrial Welfare Commission: wage orders: meal periods.
SB 342 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) – California Workforce Investment Board: responsibilities.
SB 354 by Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) – California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013: joint powers authority: employees.
SB 386 by Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) – Unlawful business practices.
SB 432 by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) – Public works: aliens.
SB 501 by Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) – Wage garnishment restrictions.
SB 546 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) – Health care coverage: rate review.
SB 560 by Senator William W. Monning (D-Carmel) – Licensing boards: unemployment insurance.
SB 579 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) – Employees: time off.
SB 588 by Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) – Employment: nonpayment of wages: Labor Commissioner: judgment enforcement.
SB 644 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) Limited Examination and Appointment Program: persons with developmental disabilities.
SB 667 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) Disability insurance: eligibility: waiting period.
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