California Extends Indoor Mask Mandate

This afternoon, California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly announced the extension of California’s indoor mask mandate, now scheduled through at least February 15. The mandate, [...]

Minimum Wage Increase in 2022

Minimum Wage: In accordance with the timeline established by SB 3 (Leno), signed in 2016 by California’s previous Governor Jerry Brown, the state’s minimum wage will increase by one dollar until [...]

Ag Overtime Changes in 2022

Ag Overtime: Enacted in 2016, AB 1066 (Gonzalez) created a schedule phasing in overtime requirements for agricultural workers over the course of 4 years, from 2019 to 2022. “Beginning January 1, [...]

Governor Vetoes Card Check Bill

Yesterday, Governor Newsom vetoed AB 616, legislation that would have eliminated the secret ballot process by which agricultural employees may elect union representation, and replace it with a [...]