FEHC Issues New Employment Regulations

FEHC Issues New Employment Regulations On April 14, 2020, the California Fair Employment and Housing Council (“FEHC”) finalized a rulemaking action that implements, interprets, and makes specific the employment provisions of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), most notably clarifying what pre-employment practices are now prohibited. The newly amended language clarifies what constitutes employment…

Injunction Halts Federal BiOps

Injunction Halts Federal BiOps On May 11, U.S. District Judge Dale Drozd issued a preliminary injunction in two lawsuits brought against the Trump Administration by Attorney General Xavier Becerra on behalf of California’s Natural Resources Agency and Environmental Protection Agency and by a half-dozen environmental groups. The lawsuits allege the proposed water exports allowed under…