UPDATE WRITTEN POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW FEHA REGULATIONS REGARDING HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION

The California State Legislature and various State agencies continue to expand…


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Employee Cell Phone Usage May be Reimbursable - Cochran v. Schwan

It promises to be another long, hot summer for employers as the California…


New California Minimum Wage Effect On Split Shift Employees

Last month we discussed the effect that California’s new minimum wage of $10.00…


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New California Minimum Wage Effects More than Just Entry-level Employees

The Grinch has come early for many employers as the new minimum wage of $10.00…


Proceed Carefully with Malicious Prosecution Actions Arising out of Family

As a general rule, California malicious prosecution actions are dicey…


Employer Class Action Certification

For those employers who had all but given up hope of receiving relief from the…


Employees Training/Education Cost Repayment Contracts

Friends:  This month’s employer tip concerns an employer’s ability to seek…


California Minimum Wage Law (2014): The Hidden Effects

Most employers know that they will have to begin paying their employees a…


Compelling Nonsignatories To Arbitration - Boucher v. Alliance Title

Plaintiffs asserting breach of contract/fraud claims often want to enforce…


A Writ of Attachment May Increase Your Chance To Collect Damages

One of the simplest ways for a plaintiff involved in a commercial breach of…