Employment Laws: 2024 Changes


12/22/2023 – Doctors of optometry in California will have new employment-related laws to comply with in 2024, including one that increases California Paid Sick Leave from the current three days to five days, one that places new requirements on employers with noncompete agreements, and another that prohibits discrimination against employees who use cannabis off the job.

Click here for a summary of the 12 new employment laws. Optometrists should take steps to comply with the laws no later than Jan. 1, 2024, unless otherwise stated. If you have questions, COA members are entitled to 30 minutes of free legal advice each month. Call COA’s law firm at (916) 441-2430.