California Ushers In New Laws With The New YearSeveral new California laws have gone into effect as of Friday.
New Laws In Effect July 1 Include 3 Days Of Paid Sick Leave For 6 Million WorkersMore 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.
California Minimum Wage Rises To $9 Per HourCalifornia's minimum wage increased to $9 an hour on Tuesday, which provided workers with the first such increase since 2008.
New California Laws Try To Help Employees, ImmigrantsAs 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.
New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, TransgendersBeginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.
Foie Gras Now A Forbidden Delicacy; Ban Among New Laws Taking EffectNew laws take effect Sunday, including Pasadena's citywide ban on plastic bags and a statewide ban on foie gras.
New Calif. Laws Including Foie Gras Ban Take Effect July 1Car 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.