Attention Humboldt County employers: California’s most recent version of the minimum wage poster, MW-2017, which includes the January 1, 2017 minimum wage increase, must be posted in your workplace. Copies of the poster can be found here(link is external).
Janssen Malloy LLP Asks Court to Fast-Track Discovery to Protect Indigent Public Defender Clients
Janssen Malloy LLP filed a petition for a writ of mandate directing the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to comply with Government Code 27701. The link to the North Coast Journal article and the pleadings can be found here(link is external). Government Code Section 27701 states: “A person is not eligible to the office of public defender unless he has been … Read More
Humboldt Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance Update
Significant developments have occurred in the past few weeks and days regarding the County’s Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance. Last Friday, the Humboldt County Superior Court denied a petition by local group HUMMAP filed in its case against the County of Humboldt. The petition sought to enforce a settlement the group reached last July which required the County to conduct an … Read More
New Unisex Bathroom Requirements Effective March 1
Beginning March 1, 2017, all single-user restroom facilities in California businesses, public accommodations, and state and local government agencies, must be designated as all-gender facilities, accessible to all people, regardless of gender. “Single-user toilet facilities” include all bathrooms that contain, at the most, one toilet and one urinal, and a lock that is controlled by the user. The new law … Read More