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New CA Labor Laws 2013: Tighter Rules on Personnel Records

Beginning January 1, 2013, amendments to California Labor Code 1198.5 significantly increased employer obligations and a worker’s rights to access and obtain copies of his or her personnel records. While the statute continues to confirm that every employee “has the right to inspect the personnel records that the employer maintains relating to the employee’s performance […]

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New CA Labor Laws 2013: Social Media Privacy for Employees and Job Applicants

California Labor Code 980, effective January 1, 2013, prohibits employer access to its workers’ personal social media. The new law defines “social media” as “an electronic service or account, or electronic content, including but not limited to, videos, still photographs, blogs, video blogs, podcasts, instant and text messages, email, online services or accounts, or Internet […]

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