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California Minimum Wage Law (2014): The Hidden Effects

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


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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…


Professional employee

U.S. Supreme Court Delivers Body-Blow To Employee Class Action Litigation

Employers seeking to avoid class action litigation should be encouraged by the…


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California Courts Narrowly Construe Covenants Not to Compete

As mentioned previously in this space, over the last several years California…


Scales of Justice

The Uncertainty of Litigation

Attorneys regularly counsel their clients regarding the unpredictability of…


Professional employee

Law Clerk Claims Not to be a "Professional," Loses Appeal

Thanks to the recent decision in Zelasko-Barrett v. Brayton-Purcell, LLP,…


California Employers Wrestling With How to Control the Social Media of Their Staff

California employers wrestling with how to control the social media of their…