Labor & Employment Law: Looking Forward To 2012 - December 2011


With the stroke of several employee-friendly pens, Governor Brown enacted a number of new laws pertaining to employment in California. Most of these laws, which put increased burdens on employers, will take effect on January 1, 2012. This provides a brief synopsis of the aspects of these new employment laws that are most likely to affect your business.

I. Independent Contractors -

Beginning on January 1, 2012, Senate Bill No. 459 (“SB 459”) significantly increases the penalties that may be assessed against employers who “willfully misclassify” individuals as independent contractors, and imposes a punitive public notice requirement on employers who are found to have misclassified these types of employees...

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