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 penaltiesContinue Reading PAGA Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?
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
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
There is lots of buzz lately about a broad sweeping decision by the NLRB that limits the use of Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement provisions in severance agreements. Fox experts Andrew MacDonald…Continue Reading What Does the NLRA Have to do with California Law?
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
and Cody Stroman
The California Supreme Court on May 23, 2022, released its decision in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc., and, in doing so, placed additional obligations on California’s…Continue Reading California Supreme Court Decision in ‘Naranjo’ Creates New Obligations for Employers
In the past when my non-union clients asked about the NLRB or union activity issues I told them there are bigger issues to worry about. I have often said that…
Continue Reading It’s Time To Think About Union Activity
The ever-changing nature of laws affecting the workplace can make it difficult to stay current with the latest regulations while balancing the needs of your business and employees.
Yesterday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB1867 into law, which provides supplemental paid sick leave benefits for California workers. The new law, which adds section 248.1 to the Labor Code, provides…
Continue Reading California Expands Paid Sick Leave Requirements for COVID-19
Effective July 1, the minimum wage jumps up yet again in localities throughout California. The minimum wage hikes come in the midst of a pandemic and one of the most…
Continue Reading Local Minimum Wages Ratchet Up on July 1