California Labor Code Section 232.5

232.5. No employer may do any of the following:

(a) Require, as a condition of employment, that an employee refrain from disclosing information about the employer s working conditions.

(b) Require an employee to sign a waiver or other document that purports to deny the employee the right to disclose information about the employer s working conditions.

(c) Discharge, formally discipline, or otherwise discriminate against an employee who discloses information about the employer s working conditions.

(d) This section is not intended to permit an employee to disclose proprietary information, trade secret information, or information that is otherwise subject to a legal privilege without the consent of his or her employer.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 934, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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