California’s “Right to Recall” Law: What You Need to Know

By and on May 13, 2021

On April 16, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 93 into law, a rehiring and retention law which requires employers in certain industries to make written job offers to employees who were laid off because of the impact of COVID-19. The law takes immediate effect and will remain in effect until December 31, 2024. Previously, some California cities adopted their own versions of local ordinances providing for a right to be recalled, including Carlsbad, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pasadena, San Diego, San Francisco and Santa Clara.

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Ellen M. Bronchetti
Ellen Bronchetti represents employers in employment and traditional labor disputes. Her litigation experience includes representing employers in state and federal cases involving issues in wage and hour, trade secret misappropriation, whistleblower, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, statutory leave, retaliation and breach of contract claims, including complex class actions and representative action litigation across the United States. Read Ellen Bronchetti's full bio. 

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Syed H. Mannan focuses his practice on labor and employment matters. Syed defends employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies in single-plaintiff and class action litigation alleging wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) actions. He is also experienced in dealing with non-competition and non-solicitation matters. Read Syed Mannan's full bio.




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