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 reduceContinue Reading Take These Smart Steps to Reduce Risk, Build Defensible Terminations, and Stress Less!
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
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”
How employers will need to defend California employment lawsuits, Labor Commissioner actions and even arbitrations must evolve come the New Year due to changes in the law that become effective…
Continue Reading Employers’ Litigation Strategies Must Evolve in the New Year as California Laws Change
Employees who suffer physical or mental injury due to a crime will be entitled to job-protected leave and other protections from their employers under legislation signed this week by Governor…
Continue Reading Employees who are Crime Victims Gain New Protections Under Bill Approved by Governor Newsom
Effective January 1, 2021, California employers must report to their workforces instances in which employees may have been exposed to COVID-19 and to local public health departments any “outbreak” of…
Continue Reading New Obligations Coming for California Employers to Report Potential COVID-19 Exposure
In meaningful numbers, employers across the U.S. who are rebuilding their workforces are being sued by employees not recalled from COVID furloughs and applicants not hired. Last week, I posted…
Continue Reading Hiring During the Pandemic: Employers Must Plan Defensively
One of the hottest issues in employment law is Whistleblowing.
- Did you ever wonder why the President can fire people who testify against him, but a California employer would be