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Biden Administration: How Employers Can Prepare

What can employers expect next in terms of COVID legislation and oversight? Since President Biden took office, he has signed a number of Executive Orders relating to COVID-19 as well as a detailed, if not ambitious, 200-page National Strategy For The COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness (the “Plan”). The purpose of [...]

By |2021-02-16T07:27:07-07:00February 16th, 2021|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Updated Guidance for Employers re: FFCRA

As we have discussed in previous posts, the 2020 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was drafted to provide temporary paid leave benefits due to COVID-19. The benefits extended to employees of U.S. employers with less than 500 employees. While the FFCRA leave benefits expired under the original statute on December [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:27:46-07:00January 29th, 2021|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

2021 Laws Affecting California Businesses

Several new laws went into effect at the start of this year, several of which have a substantial impact on California businesses.  These laws range from Covid-19 policies, minimum wage increases, to expanded leave benefits. Continue reading for highlights of the new laws, effective January 1, 2021. Notification of Potential Covid-19 [...]

By |2021-01-25T10:22:52-07:00January 25th, 2021|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Business Interruption Insurance Claim Filing Deadlines

Last March, businesses across the state of California were forced to temporarily and permanently shutter their doors. For business owners considering filing an insurance claim for business interruption resulting from the pandemic, now is the time. What’s more, if your business filed a claim that your insurer has disputed, you may [...]

By |2021-01-14T18:16:48-07:00January 14th, 2021|BLOG, BUSINESS LITIGATION|0 Comments

Bonuses and Commissions

When companies put their financial interests over employee rights, issues can arise. One common issue relates to bonus and commission earners. As a California employee, you have the right to be paid what you have earned and there are several California laws that protect against the unlawful withholding of bonuses and [...]

By |2021-01-04T12:08:53-07:00January 4th, 2021|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Prop 22 and App-Drivers

Over the last year, we have talked extensively about AB 5 and its effect on businesses and workers across California. To recap, AB 5 codified the Dynamex court decision and made the ABC Test for classifying workers as independent contractors the law in California. Many independent contractors were negatively affected by [...]

By |2021-01-04T12:01:35-07:00January 4th, 2021|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Wrongful Termination in California

Over the last six months, many people have found themselves without work, and for a number of these workers, their unemployment status is not welcome. During the coronavius pandemic, many businesses have had to quickly cut costs and sometimes, this includes terminating hardworking men and women. While California is an at-will [...]

By |2021-02-16T08:16:22-07:00September 16th, 2020|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Re-Opening During COVID-19

As counties are taken off the COVID-19 watch list and state and local governments slowly permit employees to return to work, California employers need to be prepared to protect both themselves and their employees against a myriad of issues relating to COVID-19. In our current climate of uncertainty, those issues can [...]

By |2021-02-16T08:06:14-07:00August 20th, 2020|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Misclassification Lawsuit Against Uber, Lyft

In another update to the AB5 independent contractor litigation, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office has recently filed lawsuits against transportation companies Uber and Lyft for committing wage theft by misclassifying employees as independent contractors.  The lawsuits allege that by misclassifying workers, Uber and Lyft failed to meet their obligations as employers [...]

By |2021-02-16T08:04:26-07:00August 16th, 2020|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments

Pena v. Dey aka The Post-it Note Case

In a recent California Court of Appeal case, a beneficiary, the individual for whom a trust is created, attempted to have a signed Post-it note attached to handwritten interlineations on a trust deemed sufficient to amend the trust.  While the Court acknowledged that a signed Post-it note may be sufficient in [...]

By |2021-02-16T07:34:53-07:00July 18th, 2020|BLOG, Family Law|0 Comments

Employee Misclassification in California

The misclassification of workers as independent contractors is a serious and persistent problem nationwide, and certainly in California. A study by the U.S. Department of Labor found that between 10% - 30% of audited employers misclassified workers and that up to 95% of workers who claimed they were misclassified as independent [...]

By |2021-02-16T07:29:46-07:00July 16th, 2020|BLOG, EMPLOYMENT LAW|0 Comments
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