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Labor Code - LAB


  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )


  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 993. )

CHAPTER 2.5. Hazardous Substances Information and Training [6360 - 6399.7]

  ( Chapter 2.5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 874. )

ARTICLE 5. Liability and Remedies [6399.5 - 6399.7]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 874. )


The provisions of this chapter regarding manufacturers, employers, and persons subject to the provisions of Section 6397, shall be enforced pursuant to the provisions of this division pertaining to enforcement of standards adopted under Section 142.3.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 874.)


The provision of information to an employee pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall not in any way affect any other liability of an employer with regard to safeguarding the health and safety of an employee or other persons exposed to a toxic or hazardous substance; nor shall it affect any other duty or responsibility of a manufacturer, producer, or other maker to warn ultimate users of a substance pursuant to other provisions of law.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 874.)


No person shall discharge or in any manner discriminate against, any employee because such employee has filed any complaint or has instituted, or caused to be instituted, any proceeding under or related to the provisions of this chapter, or has testified, or is about to testify, in any such proceeding, or because of the exercise of any right afforded pursuant to the provisions of this chapter on such employee’s behalf or on behalf of others, nor shall any pay, seniority, or other benefits be lost for exercise of any such right. A violation of the provisions of this section shall be a violation of the provisions of Section 6310. Notwithstanding Section 6303 or other law, as used in this section, “employee” includes a domestic work employee, except for a person who performs household domestic service that is publicly funded, including publicly funded household domestic service provided to a recipient, client, or beneficiary with a share of cost in that service.

(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 288, Sec. 4. (AB 2658) Effective January 1, 2021.)

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