Gun control, gender issues legislated

NEW LAWS OF 2019


Overtime pay for agricultural workers and transparency in law enforcement were among the California laws going into effect with the start of the new year. Gender-neutral driver’s licenses will be available to the public, and another new law requires classes in school that teach students the difference between real news and fake news.

Workplace

As of Jan. 1, workers received a boost in their paychecks as part of a 2016 law that gradually raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Companies wi...

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