Employers: When the government comes knocking, will you be prepared?

Under Section 274A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (“INA”) (8 U.S.C.…


Nonexempt Salaried Employees Entitled to Overtime and May Recover Damages Without Proof of Hours Worked

Over the past few months, I have received quite a few calls where employers…


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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…


Employer Class Action Certification

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


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Protecting Trade Secrets From Use by Former Employees

Companies commonly spend substantial resources in developing information that…


California Minimum Wage Law (2014): The Hidden Effects

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


Employers Beware - Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

Most companies reward their employees with a holiday party, intended to promote…


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

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