October 21, 2021 | From HRCalifornia Extra

by James W. Ward, J.D., Employment Law Subject Matter Expert/Legal Writer and Editor, CalChamber

This year’s legislative session has officially come to an end and, as usual, there are stacks of new laws taking effect in January.

While the COVID-19 pandemic was still challenging for the California Legislature this year, it didn’t stop legislators from sending several hundred bills to Governor Gavin Newsom, many of which impact California employers.

Here’s a quick look at some new laws signed by the governor of which employers should be aware. Unless otherwise stated, they’re effective starting January 1, 2022. 

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