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…


Scales of Justice

Duran v. U.S. Bank - Can Class Action Plaintiffs Use Statistical Sampling to Prove Liability?

All California employers will want to closely monitor a matter currently…


employee meal and rest breaks

Brinker v. Hohnbaum - Employers May Be Required to Ensure that Employees Take Meal Breaks

In California, an employee that works more than five hours a day must be…


Terminated Employee

Terminating Employee Shortly After Complaint to HR Exposes Employer to Liability

Courts Add to Regulatory Burdens for Business, Again. Yet another example of…


Bankruptcy and Tax Law

How Bankruptcy Affects Tax Obligations for Individuals and Sole Proprietors

Our capitalist system encourages individuals to take risks. Some prove…


Paycheck

Employers- Avoid the Million Dollar Liability in Your Paychecks

To the surprise of one California employer, a class action labor and employment…