reid & hellyer

Employees Training/Education Cost Repayment Contracts

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


Anonymous Internet Surfer

Protecting Trade Secrets From Use by Former Employees

Companies commonly spend substantial resources in developing information that…


reid & hellyer

Employers Beware: Overtime Wages Must Be Paid to Salaried Employees

On September 30, 2012, Assembly Bill No. 2103 was signed into law, amending…


Terminated Employee

Fired Employee's Lawsuit Dismissed After Employer Discovers Fake Social Security No.

In light of the recent decision in Salas v. Sierra Chemical Co, 198 Cal.App.4th…


Professional employee

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

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


Terminated Employee

Anti-Retaliation Statute Applies Both to Written and Oral Complaints

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


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…