California’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ Bill Raises Concerns

(April 8, 2024) In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss a new bill in the California Legislature that would prohibit employers from communicating with employees during nonworking hours, AB 2751 (Haney; D-San Francisco).

Tagged as a job killer by the CalChamber, AB 2751 prohibits any employee working for an employer of any size from contacting another employee outside of their normal work hours except in very narrow circumstances and would subject employers to costly litigation for any dispute as to whether the communication was permissible.

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