It hasn’t grabbed headlines like healthcare reform and global warming, but a bill that could have a potentially profound impact on workers, employers and their attorneys is quietly sailing through the state Legislature.

Assembly Bill 1043 would bar so-called choice-of-law clauses as a term of employment in California. In other words, employers would not be allowed to rescind job offers to would-be employees who don’t agree to resolve any future employment disputes outside of California or under another state’s laws.

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