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
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”
Another blog about sexual harassment – why? Because it still happens all of the time, that’s why!! I wish it didn’t, but it does.
With so much going on for employers in 2020, let us not forget the #MeToo movement and related changes in California’s laws requiring sexual harassment prevention training. All employers with…
Continue Reading Don’t Forget CA Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Mandate in 2020
With so many businesses either re-opening or planning to reopen in California, let’s not forget that all employees (not just supervisors) must be trained in harassment prevention before year end. …
Continue Reading California Provides a Free Harassment Prevention Online Tool for Employees
The #MeToo movement is two years old this month, and what a profound cultural shift it has been. Workplace conduct that just a few years ago was tolerated, ignored, overlooked,…
Continue Reading The Legal Norms are A-Changin’ in the Post #MeToo Era