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Michael A. Wahlander is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment group in the San Francisco office.

Mr. Wahlander’s clients trust him with their most difficult labor and employment problems. From high-stakes litigation, to managing difficult personnel issues, to developing complex compliance plans, Mr. Wahlander provides his clients with vigorous representation and efficient solutions that are mindful of their business needs.

With the holiday season in full swing and 2024 rapidly approaching, we thought now would be a good time to remind employers of the “gifts” given to them by the California Legislature in 2023 that become effective in 2024.  This past year brought several new laws with it that require employers’ attention, including new leave laws, new protected classes, new workplace safety laws, further non-compete prohibitions, minimum wage changes, and several more.  We “unwrap” and summarize those “presents” below.Continue Reading Ringing in the New California Laws