Noticing A Lease’s Notices Provision

Noticing A Lease’s Notices Provision

Details. They matter in life, law, and leases. One of the most overlooked details is a lease’s notices provision. What Is a Notices Provision? Simply put, a notices provision specifies the sole and exclusive means and manner by which the parties to a lease must communicate any lease-related information, such as any proposed amendments, extensions, and terminations of the lease.

Things to Consider When Hiring a Social Media Influencer – Part Two

Things to Consider When Hiring a Social Media Influencer – Part Two

This is a follow-up to our prior article on considerations to make when hiring a social media influencer. Part One focused on complying with the FTC regulations along with guidance on establishing internal policy, and this sequel will focus on executing social media influencer agreements.

Things to Consider When Hiring a Social Media Influencer – Part One

Things to Consider When Hiring a Social Media Influencer – Part One

Hiring a social media influencer is not as simple as you might think. When you want to hire a social media influencer to promote your company, there are many business and legal considerations to make. In this two-part series, we will discuss compliance with the Federal Trade Commission Regulations and Guidance, Establishing Internal Policy, and Executing Social Media Influencer Agreements.

Curing PAGA Violations in Response to Notice of Claim

Curing PAGA Violations in Response to Notice of Claim

Whenever an employee brings a Notice of Claim under the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”), the employer has the opportunity, in some circumstances, to cure the alleged violations and avoid the imposition of costly penalties. However, this process is not simple. The employer must meet all the general requirements to cure the PAGA violations.

What You Need to Know about Independent Contractor Relationships in California

What You Need to Know about Independent Contractor Relationships in California

Courtesy of AB 5 and a (controversial) case called Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, California generally presumes that all of your workers are employees—not independent contractors. One potential workaround for this general presumption involves so-called “business-to-business” relationships (colloquially abbreviated “B2B”), in which one business contracts with another business to supply a worker that the latter business needs.

4 Tips for Employers to Successfully Appeal an Unemployment Claim

4 Tips for Employers to Successfully Appeal an Unemployment Claim

Former employees will frequently claim unemployment benefits based on allegations of retaliation, hostile work environment, and/or constructive termination, even if the employee resigns from a position voluntarily without good cause and is not entitled to such benefits. When this occurs, employers have the option to contest the employee’s claim for unemployment benefits by filing an appeal before the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (the “Board”) by an administrative law judge.

Negotiating Commercial Leases: Considerations for Landlords and Tenants (Part 1)

Negotiating Commercial Leases: Considerations for Landlords and Tenants (Part 1)

In this 2 part series, we will discuss negotiating commercial real estate leases. Specifically, we will address key issues for landlords and tenants to consider during this process.
Part 1, will outline the overall considerations that landlords and tenants should be making when they are reviewing and negotiating commercial leases. We will also highlight 3 clauses you should take extra care in reviewing and negotiating.

Four Things to Focus On When Negotiating a Master Services Agreement

Four Things to Focus On When Negotiating a Master Services Agreement

When two businesses enter into a service transaction, they sometimes execute a Master Services Agreement (“MSA”). You can think of an MSA as a “master” contract that establishes the foundations of the parties’ current and future contractual activities. MSAs provide terms that govern each subsequent transaction between the parties—such as payment terms, warranties, dispute resolution, and termination provisions.