In what will be one of the biggest wins for California employers this year, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that waivers of employees’ individual claims under California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) are enforceable. The court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, released on…Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreements Can Include Enforceable PAGA Waivers!
Effective July 1, 2022, all on-premise alcoholic beverage servers and their managers must take Responsible…Continue Reading Responsible Beverage Training Required for Servers & Managers This Summer
Please join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.Continue Reading Webinar – “New Threats to California Employers”
Harried, frazzled, overwhelmed, anxious and stressed are words that I’m hearing a lot lately. No…Continue Reading Accommodating Anxiety and Related Disabilities
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The California Supreme Court on May 23, 2022, released its decision in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., and, in doing so, placed additional obligations on California’s…Continue Reading California Supreme Court Decision in ‘Naranjo’ Creates New Obligations for Employers
California minimum wage is set to increase on January 1, 2023. And, if inflation increases by 7% or more this fiscal year, there will be additional minimum wage obligations taking…Continue Reading Inflation Hits Employers—Additional California Minimum Wage Increases
The COVID-19 rules for California workplaces have changed once again, statewide. Now in effect, the newest version of Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) make changes of importance to all…Continue Reading Update Practices: New Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Regulations Are Now Effective
Several years ago, the payment structure for numerous salon and spa employees was turned on its head, as these salons and spas faced liability for paying employees a commission when…Continue Reading The Ugly Side of Salon and Spa Compensation Revisited
In the past when my non-union clients asked about the NLRB or union activity issues I told them there are bigger issues to worry about. I have often said that…Continue Reading It’s Time To Think About Union Activity
I am not usually a policy wonk, and I often think in terms of concepts not cases. However, I must say that listening to the US Supreme Court’s oral argument…Continue Reading Fate of PAGA’s Inclusion In Class Action Waivers in SCOTUS’ Hands
A California court has struck down California’s board diversity statute, AB 979 as violating the Equal Protection Clause.
California became the first state to mandate diversity on boards of directors…Continue Reading Court Strikes California’s Board Diversity Rule
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect in 2020 and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) is set to go into full effect in 2023.
But there have…Continue Reading Where do the California Consumer Privacy Act and California Privacy Rights Act stand?
Getting ready to return to the office in California and need a refresher on what makes California law “special”?
Have plans to open an office/location somewhere in California and want…Continue Reading Doing Business in California, a Totally Helpful (and Free) Resource for You!
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