California's Anti-Business Employment Laws - 2nd Edition

February 2007

California has the toughest and most costly employment laws in the nation. In this new publication, Attorney Richard J. Simmons of the law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, addresses the numerous workplace statutes that burden California employers. It examines the far-reaching network of new rules that touch upon such diverse subjects as wage-hour reform, employment discrimination, time off, leaves of absence, mass layoffs, plant closings, background checks, lactation accommodation, and paid family leave. It also reviews the devastating impact of these new laws on California businesses and employment.  To order this book please visit,