sabbatical vacation

Vacation Time Disguised as a "Sabbatical" May Require Employee Compensation Upon Termination

Many larger companies allow employees to take extended time off from employment…


Terminated Employee

Anti-Retaliation Statute Applies Both to Written and Oral Complaints

Under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, an employer is prohibited from…


Union's Personal Attacks on Managers Have Limits

Defamation Suit Survives Anti-SLAPP Motion One familiar tactic used by labor…


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…


Pension Benefits of Public Retirees Not Private

Public employee pay and benefits have been hot topics of late, exacerbated by…


military-employee

Employer Liable for Employment Discrimination if Military Status is “Motivating Factor”

Employers that think they can’t be held liable for anti-military animus or…


What Must an Employer Do When a Non-Employee Harasses an Employee?

You are the President of ABC Company and a customer makes an inappropriate…


Work Injury

Homeowner Sued by Subcontractor's Injured Employee

Under certain circumstances, an injured person working in your home…


Non-Compete Clauses After Edwards v. Authur Andersen LLP

For years California employers have routinely had employees sign noncompetition…