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New Year's Resolution: Developing A Universal Paid Sick & Safe Time Policy
Developing a paid sick and safe time (PSST) policy that complies universally – or at the very least with two laws – has become increasingly challenging.
United States
7 Jan 2019
Emeryville, California Adopts Rules Implementing Its Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, And Hospitality Service Charge Ordinance
A little over two years after Emeryville, California's Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, and Other Employment Standards Ordinance took effect on July 2, 2015, the City Manager adopted implementing regulations.
United States
19 Aug 2017
Berkeley Enacts California's Newest Local Paid Sick Leave Law
On August 31, 2016, the City of Berkeley, California joined the long list of local jurisdictions to create a local sick leave law when it enacted the "Paid Sick Leave Ordinance."
United States
7 Sep 2016
California Court Rules Teacher Tenure Statutes Unconstitutional
The trial court judge in Vergara v. State of California issued a decision striking down as unconstitutional five provisions of the California Education Code.
United States
23 Jun 2014
California Supreme Court Outlines Prerequisites for Municipalities Wanting to Prevent Strikes by Unionized Workforce
In January 2006, the City of San Jose ("City") and the Operating Engineers Local Union No. 3 ("Union"), began negotiations for a successor labor contract.
United States
12 Jul 2010
Public Employers May Discipline Employees For Not Answering Job Performance Questions So Long As Fifth Amendment Right Is Protected
The California Supreme Court, in “Spielbauer v. County of Santa Clara”, S150402 (Feb. 9, 2009) recently held that a public employer is within its rights to compel a public employee, by threat of job discipline, to answer questions about the employee's job performance.
United States
23 Feb 2009
Court Grants Teachers With Provisional Credentials Right To Layoff Hearing, Ruling That Classification Of Teachers Based Solely On Type Of Credential Is Improper
This ASAP reports on an important decision issued by the California Court of Appeal regarding teachers serving under provisional credentials. The December 19, 2006, decision issued by California's Fifth District Court of Appeal, in Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association v. Bakersfield City School District, has wide-ranging implications regarding employment of certificated employees in school districts and county offices of education throughout California.
United States
7 Feb 2007
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