Labor Code Section 2855

Compiled August, 2023

Our review of the annotated history reveals the following legislative history (every “c.” below represents a separate legislative bill):

Prior HistoryFormer Civil Code 1980: added 1872 codification of the Civil Code; amended 1901, c. 157, 1919, c. 512, 1931, c. 705
Added: 1937, c. 90 (nonsubstantive Labor Code codification)
•  1987, c. 591 to designate the former section to be subdivision (a) with amendments; added “Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b); substituted “(commencing with Section 3070” for “of this division” in the first sentence; substituted “the” for “such” after “to render” in the second sentence; substituted “to serve” for “his service” after “voluntarily continues in the third sentence; and added subdivision (b).
•  2006, c. 538: substituted “cannot” for “can not” in subdivision (a); amended subdivision (b)(2) by substituting “a contract described in paragraph (1)” for “such a contract” after “Any party to” and substituted “commenced” for “commenced” after “term in an action. Amended subdivision (b)(3) by substituting “If a party to a contract described in paragraph (1)” for “In the event a party to such a contract” at the beginning; and “that: for “which.”

Seven bills affected this section.                          

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