Pre-Rulemaking: AB 113 Implementing Regulations

On June 9, 2023, the Agricultural Labor Relations Board’s Regulations Subcommittee published a report regarding proposed regulations to implement the recent statutory amendments to the Agricultural Labor Relations Act enacted by Assembly Bill No. 113 (2023-2024 Reg. Sess.; Stats. 2023, ch. 7), which took effect on May 15, 2023. The subcommittee hosted a public workshop meeting on June 23, 2023, to receive input from interested parties and stakeholders and members of the public regarding the proposed regulations.

On September 27, 2023, the Regulations Subcommittee published a report setting forth updated proposed regulatory language to implement the provisions of AB 113. Specifically, the subcommittee’s report includes proposals designed to implement the new majority support petition procedure codified in Labor Code section 1156.37, as well as the new unfair labor practice and mandatory mediation and conciliation appeal bond provisions set forth in Labor Code sections 1149.3, 1160.3, 1160.11, and 1164.5. On October 4, 2023, the Board approved the Regulations Subcommittee’s proposed regulatory language as set forth in its September 27, 2023 Report.


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