California General Assembly Carved Out Certain Agricultural Employers from Protective Legislation to Satisfy Union Demands
In 2013, two California Courts of Appeal issued decisions construing California's minimum wage law contrary to the then-current, commonly accepted interpretation of the law, exposing many employers to unanticipated and potentially crippling class litigation. In response, California's General Assembly passed a bill enabling employers to protect themselves from liability that could be imposed as a result of the new interpretation.
Pete Lareau is the author of "NLRA: Law and Practice" and numerous other books and articles in the field of labor and employment law and is the Editor-in-Chief of Bender's Labor & Employment Bulletin.
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