Advocates also hope the fourth time will be the charm for banning smoking at state parks and beaches. Brown rejected measures to do so each of the past three years, but Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, and Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-Greenbrae, are gearing up to try once again. … [Read more...] about Tax credits to labor laws. What everyone wants from California’s new governor
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According to data compiled by the California Department of Public Health, more than 90 percent of individuals were 60 or older and about 89 percent were white. Almost 55 percent had completed a college education. The patients were nearly evenly split between women (51 percent) and men (47 percent). … [Read more...] about Assisted death rate nearly doubled in California in 2017
Her union represents about 96,000 workers, with fewer than 60,000 of them paying full dues. The union has been financial building reserves and plans to remain a formidable organization. It’s crowing about a contract it negotiated last year that netted a base wage increase of 11.5 percent over 42 months. … [Read more...] about Court case will cost California unions big money immediately. Then the real fight begins.
Unaccepted Settlement Offer Does Not Moot Putative Class ActionCampbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez, 577 U.S. ___, 136 S. Ct. 663 (2016)In this putative class action involving an alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (prohibiting using an automatic dialing system to send a text message to a cellular telephone, absent the recipient's express consent), Campbell-Ewald proposed to settle Jose Gomez's individual claim and filed an offer of judgment pursuant to FRCP 68. Gomez did not accept the offer and allowed it to expire. Campbell-Ewald then moved to dismiss the case on the ground that the unaccepted offer mooted Gomez's claim by offering him complete relief. The district court granted the motion to dismiss, but the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed. In this opinion, the United States Supreme Court affirmed the Ninth Circuit, holding that Gomez's complaint was not effaced by Campbell-Ewald's unaccepted offer because under basic contract principles, … [Read more...] about California Employment Law Notes: March 2016
Similar to Oakland’s paid sick leave law, California passed the Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014 (AB 1522), which will also require employers to provide paid sick leave for qualifying employees. An article on California’s Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014 can be found here. … [Read more...] about Oakland’s New Law Raises the City’s Minimum Wage, Provides for Paid Sick Leave, and Addresses Hospitality Services Charges