This post is part of Experience Matters, a series drawing on my 30+ years of defending employers in California employment litigation. The series highlights actions you can take to reduce…Continue Reading Take These Smart Steps to Reduce Risk, Build Defensible Terminations, and Stress Less!
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
The New Rule: Employees are given whistleblower protection for lodging complaints of violations already known to the employer.
While California courts have already granted employees with broad whistleblower protection…Continue Reading ALERT: CHANGE IN LAW – RETALIATION PROTECTION NOW GIVEN TO EMPLOYEES COMPLAINING OF KNOWN VIOLATIONS
Hand-signed arbitration agreements will be easier for employers to enforce in light of a recent California Court of Appeal ruling. Declarations from former employees claiming they “do not recall” having…Continue Reading When Employees Sue, You may Wish They had Signed Their Arbitration Agreements by Hand
Join the Fox Rothschild Labor/Employment Team for a half-day webinar on Thursday, January 26th, from 9:00 am to 1:45 pm PT, and featuring all of the important topics you…Continue Reading Webinar: “Why Everything Legal in Other States Won’t Work in CA” & Other Hot Topics for 2023 Featuring the Fox Rothschild Team
As widely expected, Governor Newsom signed AB 2188 into law extending FEHA protection to employees who use cannabis while off duty and off-premise. This higher protection for employees who use…Continue Reading CALIFORNIA “ROLLS OUT” MORE PROTECTIONS FOR WEED AT WORK
Bills of importance to California employers were passed by the California Legislature in the final days of the 2022 session, which ended yesterday. Governor Gavin Newsom has until September 30…Continue Reading Sign or Veto? Bills Impacting Employers Await Governor Newsom’s Decision
Any one of three bills still advancing through the California Legislature’s 2022 session will have broad consequences for California employers if enacted. The Legislature has until August 31 to pass…Continue Reading Consequential Bills to Employers Advance Through California Legislature
Please join us for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. PST (1:00 p.m. EST) for insight on emerging threats in California employment litigation. Fox employment…Continue Reading Webinar – “New Threats to California Employers”