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, agreed to arbitrate. You selected an arbitrator. The arbitrator sets a due date for payment. The benefits of arbitration are…Continue Reading Pay Your Arbitration Fees on Time or Forfeit Arbitration
My sexual harassment prevention training sessions always include a discussion of the common misconceptions about…Continue Reading Harassment Prevention Reminders and Lessons from Lizzo
If there were shades of grey in the state of enforceability of employee non-solicitation provisions…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…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!
Portions of employer liability in California PAGA actions are dischargeable in bankruptcy under a bankruptcy court decision issued this summer. Specifically, employers’ liability for the 25% share of PAGA penalties…Continue Reading PAGA Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
Back in 2019, I posted about the difference between a Service Charge, an Automatic Gratuity, and a Gratuity/Tip.
I explained that a service charge is typically a set amount added…Continue Reading Service Charge vs. Gratuity and Why It Matters Revisited
It is HOT outside in 2023, with triple-digit temperatures hitting certain parts of California numerous times this summer in a seemingly never-ending series of heatwaves. As temperatures rise across the…Continue Reading Temperatures Are Heating Up – Take These Steps to Proactively Prevent Employee Heat Injuries
With the continued efforts of employers to get employees back to the office in some capacity, the question of what expenses are reimbursable has again become relevant. California Labor Code…Continue Reading Updates on Remote Work Reimbursements
In the words of the Los Angeles Times, it is a “Hot Labor Summer” in southern California. At this time:
The WGA (Writers’ Guild of America) has been…Continue Reading Southern California’s “Hot Labor Summer”
Gen Zers are embracing side hustle culture.
A recent survey [Deloitte’s 2023 survey] about work and culture found that 46% of Gen Zers and 37% of Millennials reported…Continue Reading Considerations for California Employers about Side Hustle Culture
Representative PAGA Claims Survive After Individual Arbitration— Employer-Friendly Viking River Ruling Nullified by California Supreme Court
As we blogged about here, the United States Supreme Court in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana divided PAGA claims into two buckets: (1) individual PAGA claims; and (2)…Continue Reading Representative PAGA Claims Survive After Individual Arbitration— Employer-Friendly Viking River Ruling Nullified by California Supreme Court
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