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Legal Defenses Available in an Employment Law Discrimination Claim

Unlawful discrimination claims are part of the employment landscape. Even when a company enacts and enforces anti-discrimination policies, there is a fair chance that one or more employees will bring Read More

Understanding the Different Types of Hostile Work Environment Claims

A hostile work environment is created when unwelcome and offensive behavior makes one or more individuals uncomfortable, afraid or feel threatened in their place of employment. To constitute discrimination, the Read More

UPDATE: California’s AB 51 and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

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 Read More

What Documents Can Employees Request?

Three California Labor Code sections deal with employment document retention and production. They are as follows: Labor Code §§ 226, 432, and 1198.5. Labor Code § 432 Labor Code § 432 requires Read More

California’s New COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave

This blog provides an overview of a specific developing situation. It is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice for any particular fact situation. On March Read More

California Mandates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Through the End of 2020 for Employers with 500 or More Employees in the U.S.

On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867 (“AB 1867”), which, among other things, provides COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for every California employee who is not otherwise Read More

CA Expands Coverage Under the California Family Rights Act

Late last week, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 1383 (“SB 1383”) into law, which goes into effect on January 1, 2021, significantly expanding coverage of the California Family Rights Act Read More

Guidelines to Governor Newsom’s COVID-19 Employer Playbook

Guidelines to Governor Newsom’s COVID-19 Employer Playbook As you may be aware, Governor Newsom released a 32-page COVID-19 Employer Playbook (the “Playbook”) providing additional guidance for California employers related to COVID-19 Read More

Business Owners: Grace Period for CCPA Compliance Ends July 1

Business Owners: Your Grace Period for Compliance with the California Consumer Protection Act Ends July 1 On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Protection Act (Act) became effective securing private rights Read More

Alameda County Update: COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan Replaces Social Distancing Protocol

Alameda County Update: COVID-19 Site-Specific Protection Plan Replaces Social Distancing Protocol Pursuant to the prior May 18, 2020 Order (“Prior Order”), Essential and Outdoor Businesses were required to create, distribute, and Read More

New Round of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

New Round of Guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act As explained in our prior blogs (see Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What We Know and Additional Guidance on Read More

Additional Guidance on the Family First Coronavirus Response Act

Additional Guidance on the Family First Coronavirus Response Act Last week, we wrote about the passage of the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”). As mentioned in that piece, the FFCRA stated Read More

Cal-WARN Suspended: Guidance For Employers

Cal-WARN Suspended: Guidance For Employers Due to Executive Order N-33-20 (“Stay At Home Order”) and the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, many businesses are being forced to close or lay off Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What We Know (So Far)

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – What We Know (So Far) On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”), which will go into effect Read More

California Employer Guidelines on COVID-19 Part II: What should business owners do now?

California Employer Guidelines on COVID-19 Part II: What should business owners do now? As a California employer, you likely have questions about how best to respond to COVID-19, how to continue Read More

California Employer Guidelines on COVID-19 Part 1

California Employer Guidelines on COVID-19 Part 1 This is the first of two blogs that we wanted to share with our clients and friends of the firm to help with the Read More

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