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 historyContinue Reading You CAN Be Sued for Sick Pay Violations + Paid Sick Leave Reminders
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
December has started, and the holiday season is officially here. While you drink your peppermint latte and regret Black-Friday splurges, consider these five tips to avoid commonplace mistakes made by…Continue Reading Avoid Holiday Liability – 5 Tips for Employers in December
How many times does an employee just call (or text) that they are not coming in? Not feeling well? Something vague. Then months (or years) later, the employer gets a…Continue Reading Time to Revisit “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Practices for Employee Absences
Harried, frazzled, overwhelmed, anxious and stressed are words that I’m hearing a lot lately. No, I’m not a therapist, though sometimes, as a lawyer, I feel like one. Disability claims…Continue Reading Accommodating Anxiety and Related Disabilities
Getting ready to return to the office in California and need a refresher on what makes California law “special”?
Have plans to open an office/location somewhere in California and want
As more and more employers are considering mandatory vaccination policies (especially post FDA approval), let’s not forget the importance of engaging in the interactive process with those workers who have…
Continue Reading Don’t Forget About the Nuances of the Interactive Process in Your Mandatory Vaccination Program
My colleagues around the country are putting on some pretty fabulous webinars in June that will be informative to employers (especially those who operate both inside and outside of California).
Continue Reading Fox Rothschild Webinars: ADA Accommodation in Workers’ Compensation Context & Practical/Legal Issues for Remote Workers
Widespread opioid abuse continues, including among working Americans, subjecting employers to the risk of liability under the intricacies of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and similar state laws. On …
Continue Reading EEOC Issues Guidance on Reasonable Accommodation of Opioid Use and Addiction
If you plan to attend the California HR Conference on August 25-29th in Long Beach, I hope you will come hear me speak. My topic is the ever entertaining Getting …
Continue Reading Getting Down & Dirty with the Interactive Process (#CAHR19)