PERB Sides With San Luis Obispo County on Vested Rights Issue

County of San Luis Obispo v. San Luis Obispo Government Attorneys' Union, et al.  (PERB Decision No. 2427-M; Case Nos. LA-CO-123-M & 124-M) On June 3, 2015, the Public Employment Relations Board issued a decision finding that two employee organizations representing attorneys employed by the…

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Workplace Bullying in the Public Sector: ‘Policy’ Questions

As we discussed in the September 22, 2014, issue of California Employment Law Letter (see "Be prepared for new paid sick leave law and more in 2015!"), the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill (AB) 2053, requiring employers to include antibullying ("abusive conduct") training as part…

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The Governor’s Busy Pen

Governor Brown has been busy signing new bills into law. These new laws are: AB 1443 (Skinner):Unpaid interns are protected under Harassment and Discrimination Laws AB 2053 (Gonzalez):  Mandatory Supervisor Training on Harassment and Discrimination  must now include education on work place bullying.  AB 1522 (Gonzalez): …

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