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New California Employment Laws Effective Now and Coming January 1, 2021

Monday, October 19, 2020

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September 30, 2020, was the last day of this year’s legislative session, which ended with California Governor Gavin Newsom signing a flurry of bills — and vetoing a few as well.

New California employment laws cover:

  • COVID-19: Workers’ Compensation, Paid Sick Leave, and Workplace Safety.
  • Leaves of Absence.
  • Worker Classification.
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Protections.
  • Privacy.
  • Wage and Hour.

Unless otherwise stated, the new laws take effect on Jan. 1, 2021.

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