CDF attorneys Denisha McKenzie and John Keeney recently co-authored an article for Law360 on "California Employers Note: Industrial Welfare Commission is Back."
"On July 10, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed A.B. 102 into law, which took effect immediately.
Appropriation bills such as A.B. 102 provide authorization to spend state and federal funds on specific government departments, agencies and programs.
While these appropriations bills are typically of little interest to private employers, A.B. 102 is a notable bill for private employers as it allocates a full $3 million to the state's Industrial Welfare Commission to regulate wages, hours and working conditions of California employees.
Armed with millions in funding, the IWC will reconvene for the first time since 2004."
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