Category Archives: Legislation

Governor Signs AB 237: Mandates Continuation of Health Insurance for Striking Employees

Comments: As I previously wrote, most public employers have rules that an employee needs to be on some form of paid status for a certain number of days in a month to receive the employer’s contribution towards any health insurance … Continue reading

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Proposed Initiative Would Bar Public Sector Collective Bargaining

Tim Draper, a venture capitalist, has submitted a ballot initiative that would prohibit collective bargaining for public sector employees in California. Specifically, the initiative would amend the California Constitution to provide that: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the … Continue reading

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SB 270 Advances to Assembly; Provides for Fee Award to PERB

SB 270 was introduced by Senator Durazo on January 28, 2021. As I previously wrote, SB 270 allows a union to file a special unfair practice charge when an employer provides inaccurate employee contact information. The bill provides that if … Continue reading

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SB 270: New Attempt at Imposing Monetary Penalties for Violation of PECC

SB 270 was introduced by Senator Durazo on January 28, 2021. Senator Durazo introduced a nearly identical bill, SB 1173, in the last legislative session. SB 1173 initially passed the Senate, and then passed the Assembly with amendments. However, the … Continue reading

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AB 237: Mandates Health Insurance for Striking Employees.

AB 237 was introduced on January 13, 2021, by Assembly Member Gray. This bill would create a new chapter in the Government Code, the “Public Employee Health Protection Act.” AB 237 would require an employer to continue paying its portion … Continue reading

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