By Rabbie Mojaddidi | Published September 29, 2021 | | |
California Assembly Bill 51 Signed into law by Governor Newsom on October 10, 2019, California Assembly Bill 51 (“AB 51”) subjects employers to criminal misdemeanor charges, as well as civil sanctions, for mandating arbitration agreements of certain claims in employment contracts. Under AB 51, which added Section 432.6 to the California Labor Code, employees and job applicants cannot Read MoreRead More
While dozens of contract provisions provide you with legal and cost protections, three specific terms are vital for the success of your operations department. Read below for an overview of how these three provisions influence your relationships with vendors and your ability to deliver your own products or services. Scope of Work This section of Read MoreRead More
When it comes to commercial contract disputes, there is a lot that a judge will consider before making any determinations. One factor a judge will consider is whether or not the terms of the contract are clear and unambiguous. While this might seem obvious, many contracts contain provisions that read in such a way as Read MoreRead More
When it comes to opening a construction payment dispute, timing is everything. The state of California offers several legal remedies to contractors and suppliers who have not been paid for the work that they have completed or materials that they have provided. However, though legal options are plentiful, they are only successful when the contractor Read MoreRead More
In 2008, right before the housing market crashed, a middle-aged couple in Carlsbad, California sued their real estate agent for misrepresenting their home’s value. They bought the home for $1.2 million at the height of the housing boom, but the housing market crash was soon to follow and many homes in their neighborhood were selling Read MoreRead More
In the beginning of an employment relationship, companies are usually not thinking about what might happen when the employee leaves the company. While it is not a good idea to assume a working relationship will not work out, it would be foolish to be unprepared in the event that it crumbles. Life and people are Read MoreRead More
One of the last things an employer wants to hear is that its labor force has decided to strike. Images of picket lines and lost customers float through the minds of the Board and executive officers, while profits are threatened. One major cause of a strike is a breakdown in contract negotiations between the company’s Read MoreRead More
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