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Sarah Woolston served as the CalChamber employment law subject matter expert from May 2022 to October 2023. She oversaw local ordinances content, served as a co-presenter for compliance seminars and webinars, and answered calls on the Labor Law Helpline. Woolston graduated summa cum laude from Saint Mary’s College of California with a B.A. in politics and minor in communication. She holds a J.D. from University of California, Davis School of Law, where she was the president of the King Hall Labor and Employment Law Association and an editor for the UC Davis Law Review.

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