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 voluntarilyContinue 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!
Yes, we are all tired of Covid-19, but it is back with a vengeance this Fall, as are back-to-school colds and soon, the flu. This blog is a quick refresher…Continue Reading Covid-19 is Back
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