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Refusing Employee’s Attempt to Rescind Resignation Was Not Actionable

In what appears to be an issue previously undecided under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the Second District Court of Appeals in California held that an employer’s refusal to allow an at-will employee to rescind her resignation is not a proper basis for a disability discrimination lawsuit. The employee alleged that when … Continue Reading The post Refusing Employee’s Attempt to Rescind Resignation Was Not Actionable appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
April 28, 2017

SB 1241: Forum Selection and Choice of Law Clauses The Long Arm of California Law Just Got Longer

For employers with California employees, there seems to be no way to avoid California’s complicated and protective employment laws, and things just got a bit more complicated. On September 25, 2016, Governor Brown signed into law SB 1241, which prohibits employers from requiring California employees to litigate or arbitrate employment disputes outside of California or … Continue Reading The post SB 1241: Forum Selection and Choice of Law Clauses The Long Arm of California Law Just Got Longer appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
October 25, 2016

California Teacher Tenure Laws Upheld by Appellate Court

Overturning a trial court ruling, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District held that teacher tenure laws are constitutional in the case of Vergara v. State of California, decided April 14, 2016. The case involves nine public school students who challenged several provisions of California’s Education Code that govern K-12 public school … Continue Reading The post California Teacher Tenure Laws Upheld by Appellate Court appeared first on California Workplace Law Blog.
April 21, 2016