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The Art of Settlement Negotiations

  More and more in today’s modern business world, companies are seeking to resolve their disputes in a more amicable setting than the traditional courtroom. Litigation has proven itself throughout history Read More

Moving Cargo: Liability and Loss Concerns

The United States is unique in its ability to provide services across its vast land via many routes over land, air, and sea. The shipping routes throughout the country are Read More

Cybersecurity and Corporate Espionage: Modern Corporate Warfare

Companies have been using various methodologies to spy on their competition for as many years as there have been businesses competing for share of a marketplace. While the reasons for Read More

A Creditor’s Right to Collect: Know the Law and Protect Your Assets

There is a certain amount of trust that is required in order to lend anything of value to another person and this is no less true in the relationship between Read More

At-Will Employment: Explanation and Rules for Termination

California is an at-will state, but what does that actually mean? The definition can be spun depending on which side of the employment agreement a person is on, but the Read More

Has California Copyright Law Gone to the Birds? PETA Says Maybe it Should

Anyone who lives in California long enough will at some point in their lives hear about the activities of certain activist groups who file lawsuits in the names of those Read More

When Does Overtime Mean More Than Just Pay?

The answer to the above question may surprise many who are not involved in the day to day operation of a large trucking company. Those who engage in business on Read More

Special Considerations in Employment Law: The Nursing Industry

Professionals in the medical industry and legal world typically do not qualify for the same protections as workers in other areas, as these professions have not been historically plagued by Read More

Special Considerations in Employment Law: Employees Over 40

Employees have a myriad of rights that are illustrated by various local, state, and federal laws that provide them with certain guarantees in the workforce. One such law, the Age Read More

The Interesting World of Contract Work: Benefits and Takeaways

In recent years the labor market has experienced a large influx of independence, both for employers and workers, through the increase in use of contract workers. Many individuals who were Read More

Much Ado Uber Nothing? The Fight Continues

The latest update in what is turning into an extended legal battle in the California court system is that the drivers suing rideshare company Uber have been authorized to proceed Read More

More Work, More Profit, but at What Cost?

In August, the New York Times published an article on the “unique” working atmosphere inside one of the country’s largest retailers, which raised some interesting questions. How hard can companies Read More

Mergers & Acquisitions: California Supreme Court Issues Corporate Friendly Insurance Decision

When companies engage in growth through a merger or acquisition, the intent is to build a stronger entity that will reap bigger benefits for shareholders. There are numerous complex considerations Read More

Uber in the News (Again): Background Checks in the Rideshare Busines

The rideshare giant Uber has made news headlines again for its hiring policies. This time, however, it is not because some employee or driver is concerned over their treatment. The Read More

Employee Rights When Facing Mass Layoffs or Reductions in Force

No employer wants to lay off large numbers of employees as it is typically a symptom of an economic downturn. Unfortunately, layoffs and reductions in force are a part of Read More

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Prevention and Response

As one Golden State vice-mayor is discovering the hard way, even an allegation of sexual harassment in the workplace can have serious negative side effects on an entire office. In Read More

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