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State Budget Passes [REVENUE, FINANCES, AND TAXATION]

Friday, April 8, 2016

State Budget Passes On June 15, the State constitutional deadline, the Legislature passed California’s 2016-17 State Budget, which the Governor signed on June 27. The Legislature also began passing a number of trailer bills, which make statutory changes related to the state budget. The following…

Gut-and-Amend Mandates Employee Orientations [HUMAN RESOURCES AND PERSONNEL]

Friday, April 8, 2016

Gut-and-Amend Mandates Employee Orientations Last month, Assembly Bill 2835 (Cooper) was gutted and amended to require mandatory orientations of all new and potentially all existing employees of public agencies. Additionally, public agencies with union employees will be required to provide union representatives…