New California Employment Statutes 2009

The California Bar's Labor and Employment Law Section provided this helpful list of the employment law bills Governor Schwarzenegger signed.... He vetoed the scary ones. The long list below primarily involve public sector employees and their benefits.

SB 519 by Senator Roy Ashburn (R-Bakersfield) - This one affects certain retirement benefits calulations for public employees.

SB 538 by Committee on Public Employment and Retirement - County employees’ retirement: mandatory retirement.

SB 751 by Senator Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) - Teacher credentials - permits California to issue teaching credentials to teachers certified in other countries.

AB 399 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) - Public employee retirement benefits.

SB 11 by Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) - County employees retirement: San Bernardino County health benefits.

SB 37 by Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) - State employees: statement of deductions. This law permits state employees to receive electronic wage statements unless they opt out.

SB 634 by Committee on Public Employment and Retirement - State Teachers’ Retirement System.

AB 65 by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) - Public employee health benefits: vision care: local, school, and university members.

AB 239 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) - Teacher credentialing.

AB 468 by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) - Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act: employer contributions.

AB 506 by Assemblymember Warren Furutani (D-South Los Angeles County) - State teachers’ retirement: postretirement earnings.

AB 544 by Assemblymember Joe Coto (D-San Jose) - Teaching credential: American Indian languages.

AB 854 by Assemblymember Juan Arambula (I-Fresno) - Employment regulation and supervision: unpaid wages.

AB 1319 by Assemblymember Paul Krekorian (D-Burbank) - Talent services.

AB 1584 by Assemblymember Dr. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) - Public employees’ retirement: retirement boards.

SB 72 by Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review - State employees: payroll: health care.

SB 752 by Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) - County employees’ retirement: Orange County.

AB 1025 by Assemblymember Connie Conway (R-Tulare) - Schools: employees and volunteers: Activity Supervisor Clearance Certificate.

AB 381 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) - Unemployment compensation disability benefits: academic employees.

AB 395 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Sylmar) - Employment: apprenticeship programs.

AB 720 by Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) - Peace officers: marital privilege.