Legislative Update: Employee conduct further protected w... As California Governor Gavin Newsom wraps up his typical signature spree this time of year, we wanted to tell you about additional legis...
Temporary Furlough Of Employees Can Trigger Final Paymen... When the pandemic hit hard in 2020, many employers faced the grim decision of laying off workers that simply were not needed at a time w...
Legislative Update: California Prohibits Employer Probe... Amongst the slough of bills signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom this season is one to add to the list of employer no-nos during t...
Legislative Update: California adds pregnancy loss leav... California Governor Gavin Newsom has just signed Senate Bill 848, a bill designed to add pregnancy loss to the existing bereavement leav...
Legislative Update: California paid sick leave increase... Attention employers, it’s that time of year again. Changes to those employee handbooks are needed. Senate Bill 616, just signed by Gover...
Legislative Update: Workplace Violence Prevention Plans ... We recently wrote about Cal/OSHA citations of two agricultural employers for failing to establish a workplace safety plan evaluating the...
Regulatory Alert: Updated Regulations on Employer Use of... We recently reported that the California Civil Rights Department approved updated regulations on employers’ use of criminal history in t...
EMPLOYERS SIGN THOSE ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS!A recent case in the 4 th District Court of Appeals has provided employers with a friendly reminder to make sure to affix a signature to...
Jury finds hotel failed to reasonably accommodate employ... Reminders of the consequences of failing to accommodate employees’ disabilities can be helpful. Often workplaces can get lackadaisical i...
Deadline for Payment of Arbitration Fees Made Clear by A... If there was any question before, a recent California Court of Appeal decision has now put all doubt to rest with a clear interpretation...
Agricultural Employer Alert: New Rules Proposed to Stre... The Department of Labor (DOL) has recently proposed to amend federal regulations governing the certification of temporary employment of ...
ALRB’s new Card Check FAQs are now available We recently reported on Assembly Bill [“AB”] 113, signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom on May 15, 2023, and effective immediately ...