Tag: Governor Gavin Newsom

October 3, 2023
California Assembly Bill 1228 was signed into law last Thursday, September 28, 2023, by Governor Gavin Newsom. Fast-food workers in the state will now earn a minimum of $20.00 per hour effective April 1, 2024 (not January 1 as typical of “new” laws).
October 4, 2022
Last Tuesday, September 27, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s pay transparency law (SB 1162) which, among other things, will amend California Labor Code (“Labor Code”) section 432.3 to require employers with 15 or more employees to include pay scale information in job postings. The law will also require employers to provide current employees with the pay range for their job upon request and will impose a records retention requirement for job titles and wage histories.
September 27, 2022
On September 18, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2188 into law which prohibits discrimination against an employee based on their use of cannabis outside of work. More specifically, the law prohibits discrimination in hiring, termination, and other employment decisions based on the consumption of cannabis while off the job. While the law does not come into effect until January 1, 2024, California employers should begin preparing now to ensure compliance.