I have often said to clients that retaliation claims in California are the easiest claims to allege and the hardest claims to defend. Regardless of the statute, a retaliation claim is essentially three things:
Employee engages in a protected activity.
Employee suffers an adverse action.
There is a causal connection…Continue Reading Retaliation Claims Will Be Even Easier to Allege in 2024
Do you want to avoid workplace claims? One great place to start is with gratitude. …Continue Reading A Thanksgiving Reminder — Gratitude at Work
Though you may still be on a sugar high from Halloween, the new year is…Continue Reading 2024 Handbook Updates: What You Can’t Afford to Miss
California voters will no longer decide the fate of the controversial Fast Food Accountability and…Continue Reading California Repeals FAST Act, Approves New Fast-Food Industry Regulations
As if compiling all of the existing California employment notices wasn’t enough, a new law becoming effective January 1, 2024 imposes an additional notice to employees. AB 1076 piggybacks on…Continue Reading New Notices Required in CA Non-Compete Ban
No later than July 1, 2024, covered California employers must implement extensive workplace violence prevention plans (WVPP) and deliver specified training to employees under new legislation signed by Governor Gavin…Continue Reading Prepare Early for California’s New Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements
You’ve taken the right steps. You prepared and rolled out an enforceable arbitration agreement to your employees. Not surprisingly in California, you were sued. The Plaintiff, by force or voluntarily…Continue Reading Pay Your Arbitration Fees on Time or Forfeit Arbitration
If there were shades of grey in the state of enforceability of employee non-solicitation provisions (to prevent attempts to and/or the hire of former colleagues), that outlook just got darker.Continue Reading The New Risks of Non-Solicitation Clauses in CA
Employers who sign employees up to noncompetition agreements or other restrictive covenants or seek to enforce the agreements — even when employees enter into the agreements outside California in a…Continue Reading Employers Using Restrictive Covenants Face Greater Risk Come the New Year!
Effective New Year’s Day 2024, the minimum wage employers of all sizes must pay California employees will increase from $15.50 per hour to $16.00 per hour. The minimum salary for…Continue Reading Prepare for the Coming Minimum Wage Hikes!
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