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Holiday Pay and Hours in California

With the Holidays upon us, it is a good time to brush up on California’s labor laws regarding holiday pay and time off. Many employees throughout the state assume that Read More

The Adult Use of Marijuana Act

On November 8, 2016, California voters approved the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“the Act”). Legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes will be a significant change to current law, however, Read More

What to Do When One Partner Refuses a Buyout Offer

Going into business with someone has many rewards, the greatest of which include having someone to share the responsibility with, having a second perspective, and having someone to swap ideas Read More

Will I Still Get Paid if My Company Files for Bankruptcy?

It happens all the time: A company files for bankruptcy and a vast majority of the employees are sent home without having had any prior knowledge that something was wrong. Read More

Age Discrimination Laws Make it Illegal to Ask Older Employees to Retire

“How can I ask my older employees to retire?” This is a question that a lot of employers find themselves asking as their workforce ages but shows no signs of retiring. Read More

Failure to Disclose Important Information Regarding a Real Estate Property in California  

  When an individual works with a real estate company or real estate broker in California, they expect the property that they purchase to be in the exact condition that the Read More

How to Protect Your Trade Secrets in California

A trade secret is any information that is unique and valuable to your business and that is not known to the general public. A trade secret is oftentimes a business’s Read More

Consequences of Lying On Your Resume

Consequences of Lying on Your Resume There is an old adage that says, “Fake it until you make it,” and while this may be good advice in some areas of your Read More

Lost or Damaged Cargo Can Cost You Millions: Are You Protected?

As a business owner who imports and exports a large amount of goods, you rely heavily on transportation and freight services. Furthermore, you place a great deal of trust in Read More

Monitoring Employee Emails: An Invasion of Privacy?

From company credit cards to company cars, and company cell phones to company email accounts, employers these days provide it all to their employees, and while such perks are mostly Read More

Protecting Your Trade Secrets When a Key Employee Moves to a Competitor

We see it in movies all the time—a key employee is enticed away from his or her current position by a competitor who promises a bigger salary, better benefits package, Read More

Understanding California’s Paid Time Off Law

It is rare that an individual will go an entire year without getting sick, and whether we like it or not, chances are that if we fall ill, it will Read More

Employment Discrimination in San Francisco

Today’s women want it all: The career, the marriage, the house, and yes, the family. And they can have it all, with some juggling, multitasking, and super-human willpower. Unfortunately, some Read More

Who Is Liable for the Construction Defects in Your New Home?

When homebuyers invest in a brand new home, they expect that home to be essentially perfect and free from defects. Unfortunately, even new homes come with their fair share of Read More

Risk Management: Protect Yourself from Product Liability Lawsuits

In 1998, Dow Corning was sued for $4.2 billion by 170,000 customers claiming that their silicone breast implants ruptured, causing bodily harm, scleroderma, or death. Because of the outstanding number Read More

Terminating a Union Employee without Legal Backlash

You may hear people say: “Join a union because you cannot be fired,” or “Union members have job security for life.” While neither of these statements is true, it is Read More

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