Another wave of minimum wage increases will roll through in about two weeks. On July 1, the minimum wage rates that must be paid in cities and counties across CaliforniaContinue Reading Prepare for the Coming Minimum Wage Increases!
How many times do people feel a twinge of misogyny, racism, anti-LGTBQ bias, or just that they work in an “old-boys network”? And when asked for examples, they…Continue Reading Blatant Misogyny and Racism at an Employment Defense Firm? Yes #MeToo Is Still Relevant
Everyone’s chatting about it. How will Artificial Intelligence (AI) impact our workplaces?
With the increase of AI options, the workplace is rapidly changing. AI is transforming how companies operate, how…Continue Reading AI at Work Webinar- Tomorrow, June 6th
I must say that practicing “Nanny Law” is not my favorite part of employment law. “Nanny Law” is the term I use for household workers (caregivers), whether they be those…Continue Reading Accepting the Risks Associated with Pay for Household Workers (Caregivers)
Yes, you can now be sued for sick pay violations (makes us sick too). In Wood v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, the Court analyzed the statutory framework and legislative history…Continue Reading You CAN Be Sued for Sick Pay Violations + Paid Sick Leave Reminders
Can you take the “human” out of Human Resources? With the increasing curiosity and use surrounding ChatGPT and other AI platforms, businesses are struggling with how to manage the use…Continue Reading Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) at Work
On April 14, 2023, the California Civil Rights Division (“CRD”) updated its frequently asked questions page regarding SB 1162, which sets forth California’s new pay data reporting requirements. The revised…Continue Reading Employers have Until May 10th to Seek Deferral of CA Labor Contractor Employee Reports
Union organizing is front page news – with petitions filed at major retailers and a self-proclaimed “most pro-union” administration in history, employers in all sectors are facing increased organizing and…Continue Reading Union Organizing: Trends & Tactics
This Ordinance only effects retail businesses with over…Continue Reading Predictive Scheduling (aka Fair Work Week Ordinance) Arrives in Los Angeles on April 1st
Employers can celebrate a common-sense win for suitable seating PAGA claims—store greeters generally do not need to be provided seating. Last week, a California Superior Court held that even though…Continue Reading Sit Down, PAGA