Posts Tagged ‘Governor Edmund G. Brown’

And That’s a Wrap, with One Job Killer Still Standing

The legislative session came to an end last week. So how did it go? This past session, the Legislature addressed a variety of issues from wildfire liability, the #MeToo movement, to making surfing the official sport of California. There were over 2,600 bills introduced this year and approximately 1,000 have made it to Governor Jerry […]

5 Sep 18 - Harassment, Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Governor Takes Action on Two Workers’ Compensation Bills; Signs One, Vetoes Other

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has taken action on two important workers’ compensation bills, signing one bill that reduces medical disputes and increase timeliness of appropriate medical care and vetoing another that would have required employers to compensate certain pre-existing injuries or conditions that were unrelated to an industrial injury. “These actions taken together represent good […]

15 Oct 15 - Workers' Compensation - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Governor Acts on Employment Related Bills

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has now signed or vetoed employment-related legislation passed by the California Legislature in 2015. This year, the governor’s deadline for signing bills was October 11. Governor Brown did not act on many of the bills until the final day of the deadline. A few of the new laws that employers […]

12 Oct 15 - General - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »