Employment Law

Paid Sick Leave: Mandatory Postings and Notices

As we’ve discussed before, California’s new “paid sick leave” law takes effect July 1st. The new law contains several traps for unwary employers. In addition to providing paid time off benefits, there are other important requirements:  W… Read More
Categories: Employment Law

New California Sick Leave Law Requires Employers’ Immediate Attention

Effective July 1, 2015, under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014; all California employers must provide their California employees with at least three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave per year. COVERED EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES  T… Read More
Categories: Employment Law

Are Employers Liable for Unknown Overtime? It Depends.

California’s overtime rules are very specific that employers shall be responsible for overtime compensation and define “hours worked” as “the time during which an employee is subject to the control of an employer, and includes all the time th… Read More
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Important Update for California Employers

An August 12, 2014 decision by the California Court of Appeals requires all California employers to reimburse their California employees a reasonable percentage of the employees’ personal cell phone bills if the employees’ job duties require them… Read More
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Arbitration Clauses in California Employment Contracts

Arbitration clauses in employment contracts have been something of a moving target over the past few years. However, the Court of Appeals recently in Sanchez v CarMaz Auto SuperStores California, LLC (2014 DJDAR 2654) gave further guidance, allowing… Read More
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News & Updates

Jun
18
As we’ve discussed before, California’s new “paid sick leave” law takes effect July 1st. The new law contains several traps for unwary employers. In addition to providing paid time off benefits, there are other important requirements:  W… Read More
May
19
Effective July 1, 2015, under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014; all California employers must provide their California employees with at least three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave per year. COVERED EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES  T… Read More
Oct
13
California’s overtime rules are very specific that employers shall be responsible for overtime compensation and define “hours worked” as “the time during which an employee is subject to the control of an employer, and includes all the time th… Read More