The new proposed employment bills that may affect private employers were presented to Governor Brown and he must act upon them by October 15, 2017. Any bills signed by Brown will take effect January 1, 2018, unless otherwise specified by the bill.
When can an employer be liable for failing to prevent a sexual assault or rape of an employee? The California Court of Appeal in the recent case of M.F. v. Pacific Pearl Hotel Management, LLC (D070150, FOURTH APPELLATE DISTRICT, DIVISION ONE, 10/26/17), helped provide some answers to this question.