In a recent decision, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) affirmed its test for what it considers to be protected activity when employees are acting as union representatives.
This summer Governor Brown approved Assembly Bill (AB) 1467 which, among other things, clarified that the burden of providing educationally necessary occupational therapy and physical therapy services for students whose individualized education programs (IEP) required these services rests with the responsible local educational agencies, not with California Children's Services (CCS).
On September 26, 2012, Governor Brown signed into law two bills that change pupil curriculum in the areas of organ procurement and tissue donation, as well as school districts' observance of the labor movement.
Employees who are terminated for misconduct are generally disqualified from receiving unemployment insurance benefits.
Recently, California law did not expressly prohibit employers from asking employees for their usernames and passwords in order to access and view employee's personal social media accounts.
In the mid-1970s, the case of Pitchess v. Superior Court (1974) 11 Cal.3d 531, led to the enactment of a statute that provides, with limited exceptions, for the confidentiality of