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The Affordable Care Act "Employer Mandate": Are you Prepared for 2015?

December 2014 Number 92 In 2015, the "employer mandate" of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect.

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Court Clarifies Status of Former Permanent Certificated Employee Hired as Substitute

November 2014 Number 91 If a permanent certificated employee resigns from a school district and is reemployed within 39 months by the same school district

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Legislature Addresses Shortage Of Tuberculosis Tests

November 2014 Number 86 Governor Brown recently signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1667 into law to amend the procedures for tuberculosis (TB) testing

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New Law Imposes Written Notice Requirement on School Employers Related to Collective Bargaining

October 2014 Number 77 Governor Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 1611, effective January 1, 2015.

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AB 2053 Requires "Abusive Conduct Prevention" Component be Added to Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors

September 2014 Number 69 Assembly Bill (AB) 2053 amends Government Code section 12950.1 effective January 1, 2015 to require that abusive conduct

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AB 1443 Extends Anti-Discrimination and Harassment Protections to Unpaid Interns and Volunteers

September 2014 Number 68 Legal protections against discrimination and harassment got a little broader this year. Government Code section 12940

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New Law Requires Epinephrine Auto-Injectors to be Provided to School Nurses and Trained Personnel

September 2014 Number 66 Governor Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill (SB) 1266 into law, which requires

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AB 215 Modifies the Process for Suspending or Dismissing a Certificated Employee Under the Education Code

September 2014 Number 61 For several decades, California law has provided teachers with significant due process protections that

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Court of Appeal Upholds Employer's Use of a Fitness for Duty Examination to Evaluate Employee

September 2014 Number 60 A recent court of appeal decision held that employers may require a fitness for duty exam (FFDE) under

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