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New Laws In Effect July 1 Include 3 Days Of Paid Sick Leave For 6 Million Workers

More than six million workers are expected to benefit from a new law that requires California employers to provide them with at least three paid sick days each year.


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California Minimum Wage Rises To $9 Per Hour

California’s minimum wage increased to $9 an hour on Tuesday, which provided workers with the first such increase since 2008.

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New California Laws Try To Help Employees, Immigrants

As California’s economy recovers, the Democrats who control the state Legislature put a priority on assisting more vulnerable workers with some of the laws taking effect in the new year.


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New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, Transgenders

Beginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.

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Foie Gras Now A Forbidden Delicacy; Ban Among New Laws Taking Effect

New laws take effect Sunday, including Pasadena’s citywide ban on plastic bags and a statewide ban on foie gras.


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New Calif. Laws Including Foie Gras Ban Take Effect July 1

Car buyers, ducks and geese, and those in search of tattoos or body piercing all get increased protections under new laws that take effect July 1.