Employers got a rare win in a regular rate case earlier this month. In Lemm v. Ecolab, Inc., the Second District cemented California’s adoption of the percentage of totalContinue Reading No Overtime on Overtime – a Qualified Win for Employers
The allure of doing business in California is undeniable. It is the world’s fifth (moving towards fourth) largest economy and a market of more than 39 million people. For employers…Continue Reading Doing Business in California: Free Guide for Employers Updated for 2023
Leave it to California courts to deliver another setback to employers right before the holidays. Near decade-old rounding rules were just dealt a hearty blow. Employers should immediately reconsider rounding…Continue Reading Neutral Rounding Policies on Life Support
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
The Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) is crazy making for California employers.
In plain English, PAGA allows a Court to award a penalty for each pay period that includes a…
Continue Reading Is There Any Viable Defense to a Dreaded PAGA Claim?
Getting ready to reopen in California and need a refresher on what makes California law “special”?
Have plans to open an office/location somewhere in California and want to understand what…
Continue Reading The Must Have Fox Rothschild Guide to Doing Business in California (and It Is Free!)
On Monday night, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 2257 (AB2257), a clean-up bill to Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). Under AB 2257, musicians, fine artists, freelance writers, photographers, and translators…
Continue Reading California Legislature Reaches Deal On Modifications to AB5
We often blog about how different California employment laws are when compared to the rest of the US. Whether it is the minimum wage, mandatory harassment prevention training requirements,…
Continue Reading Doing Business in California Guide — Updated for 2018
Another year brings another top 10 list!
After a year dominated by harassment issues, this Alert sets forth the top 10 trends I saw in my practice from 2017 that…
Continue Reading Top 10 Trends Facing California Employers in 2018