Legislative Update

AB 1289 (Arambula) and AB 2884 (Irwin), C.A.R.’s sponsored real estate law cleanup bill, was signed into law by the Governor. C.A.R. has been involved in a multi-year effort to update the real estate law including updating terminology and clarifying the law to reflect...

Civil Liability – Sexual Harassment

Existing law allows a client to sue an agent for sexual harassment. This new law lowers the bar for bringing such a claim. It provides that even if a business, service, or professional “relationship” does not presently exist (as is required in existing law), a real...

Sexual Harassment Training Requirements

Existing law requires employers with 50 or more employees to provide at least 2 hours of prescribed training and education regarding sexual harassment, abusive conduct, and harassment based upon gender, to all supervisory employees within 6 months of their assumption...