Employers: Get ready for new California HR laws in 2023 and beyond – 10 things to look out for
Thompson Coburn 10/19
As is the case every year, the California legislature has been busy throughout 2022 enacting a host of new employment laws which take effect January 1, 2023, and even January 1, 2024. Here are ten things to look out for in 2023 and in 2024.
California Leads States in Probing Employers’ ‘No-Poach’ Pacts
Bloomberg Law 10/19
State attorneys general are investigating how employers collude to prohibit workers from switching jobs through unlawful “no-poach” agreements.
Food Industry Policy
Marin County moving to require new construction be all-electric
Marin Independent Journal / Mercury News 10/19
Marin supervisors said this week that they will support an ordinance that would require that new residential and commercial construction in Marin be all-electric beginning Jan. 1.
Six State Street parklets not ADA-compliant
Santa Barbara News-Press 10/19
Six out of 44 outdoor dining parklets in the downtown promenade on lower State Street remain out of compliance with ADA requirements to provide accessibility to people with disabilities — a fact that surprised and dismayed the Santa Barbara City Council Tuesday.
On the Side
Rosebud’s Cafe in Jackson Is All About Family and a Welcoming Atmosphere
Comstock’s Magazine 10/18
Mary Pulskamp has owned and operated Rosebud’s Cafe in the heart of Jackson since 1991, and she doesn’t hesitate when asked how important her family has been to its success.
Community crowdfunding campaigns save two restaurants in Sierra Madre, Historic Filipinotown
CBS Los Angeles 10/18
Facing one hardship after another, two different restaurants in two different cities were on the verge of closing. But thanks to a crowdfunding campaign they were saved just in time.