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Deploying Force Majeure Clauses in the Age of COVID-19

Deploying Force Majeure Clauses in the Age of COVID-19 As a result of the continuing coronavirus pandemic more commonly referred to as COVID-19, nearly a dozen county public health departments across 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

2 Things To Know About California’s New Independent Contractor Rules

On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 5 (“AB-5”). AB-5 codifies the ABC test set forth by the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Read More

New Privacy Rights Are On the Way: What Your Marketing and Human Resources Departments Need to Know

Teaser: The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) becomes effective January 1, 2020. Failure to comply with this Act risks regulatory and private action including fines of $2,500 per violation. The Read More

The Top 5 Things to Never Allow in a Commercial Lease

Stop! Do not Pass Go and collect $200. Many commercial tenants think the negotiation phase is complete once they have settled on a rent price and a term with their Read More

The 3 Vital Contract Terms Your Operations Department Must Use in Every Contract

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 Read More

Preparing to Sell Your Business

Preparing to Sell Your Business If you are like most entrepreneurs, your business is more than your income stream: it is your life. You have poured countless days and nights into Read More

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late to Correct Your Piece-Rate

When compensating employees under a piece-rate structure, employers must be aware of its nuances. Nonproductive Time One of the first compensation requirements for piece-rate, is there must be a separate Read More

Employers Must Provide Standalone Forms to Obtain Consent of Pre-Employment Background Checks

Employers who use third party vendors to perform background checks on prospective employees must comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and California’s Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA). Read More

Do Not Sugarcoat Performance Reviews!

IMPORTANCE OF PERFORMANCE REVIEWS Periodic employee performance reviews can be valuable tools to help employers improve performance and employee morale at their company. Effective performance reviews can reinforce an employer’s business Read More

Can I force my employee to sign a non-compete agreement? Will it later be enforceable?

I am always surprised to hear about California employers forcing their employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition of employment. This is likely because most employers are unaware Read More

Have you Received a Notice from the Labor Commissioner About an Employee Suing You?

Many California employers have received a notice of conference from the labor commissioner. This is because California employees or former employees can bring their wage and hour claims before the Read More

The Importance of an NDA in Your Business

If you are launching a new product or pitching investors, you need an NDA. Throughout the existence of your business, you have likely developed unique ideas, systems, processes, strategies, and Read More

Whether Continued Employment is Acceptance of an Arbitration Agreement?

When a California employer changes its policies to include mandatory arbitration, does an employee’s continued employment after notification that an agreement to arbitration is a condition of continued employment, maintain Read More

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