Recent California Labor Law Changes and Their Impacts in the Food and Agribusiness Sector

February 26, 2024

3P Partners Career Resources Blog

California has a reputation for having some of the most progressive labor laws in the country. These laws are designed to protect workers’ rights and ensure fair treatment in the workplace. However, they can also be complex and challenging for businesses to navigate. This article provides an overview of recent labor law changes in California and their implications for the food and agribusiness sector, courtesy of Downey Brand’s 2024 Annual Employment Law Briefing presented by attorneys Alexandra LaFountain, Daria Gossett, and Farah Amjad.

Topics covered include:

  • Minimum wage increase in the food and agribusiness sector
  • Addressing sick leave and reproductive loss leave
  • Cannabis testing and discrimination laws
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Retaliation liability prevention

Read the full article by 3P Partners on their Career Resources Blog here.