Now proponents will have an opportunity to test whether Newsom is any more receptive to their requests, particularly on issues that align with his liberal social agenda. Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Bell Gardens, is ready to bring back her proposal to eliminate the sales tax on tampons and other menstrual products, which received nearly unanimous approval from lawmakers in 2016 before it was rejected by Brown. … [Read more...] about Tax credits to labor laws. What everyone wants from California’s new governor
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The Sacramento Bee launched The State Worker blog in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day The Bee filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Subscribe to alerts on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs at sacbee.com/newsletters. Twitter: @TheStateWorker. … [Read more...] about Court case will cost California unions big money immediately. Then the real fight begins.
Nuclear Plant Maintenance Manager's Whistleblower Claim Was Properly DismissedSanders v. Energy Northwest, 2016 WL 560809 (9th Cir. 2016)David W. Sanders, a maintenance manager for Energy Northwest (a nuclear power plant), claimed his employment was terminated in retaliation for his objection to the severity level designation of an internal "condition report" that was generated by other employees at the plant. Sanders filed a whistleblower complaint with the Department of Labor (the "DOL"), and when the DOL failed to issue a final decision within one year, Sanders filed a complaint in federal court, alleging he was retaliated against for objecting about a "nuclear safety issue." The district court granted summary judgment in favor of Energy Northwest on the ground that Sanders failed to establish a case of retaliation because his activity did not "rise to the level of protected activity" under the Energy Reorganization Act. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit … [Read more...] about California Employment Law Notes: March 2016
Paid Sick LeaveAs of March 2, 2015, employers must pay paid sick leave for employees who were employed on or before that date. Employers are permitted to restrict paid sick leave for employees hired after March 2, 2015; employers can opt not to allow these employees to use any accrued paid sick leave until their 90th calendar day of employment. … [Read more...] about Oakland’s New Law Raises the City’s Minimum Wage, Provides for Paid Sick Leave, and Addresses Hospitality Services Charges