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February 9, 2023
As employers know, federal law prohibits national origin discrimination and citizenship discrimination. While both these forms of discrimination can overlap, there are important differences between them.
February 8, 2023
Rounding practices have been common in the workplace when an employer adjusts an employee's time work. However, there have been recent developments regarding this practice. In today's video, we will discuss what rounding is and the potential challenge California employers might face.
February 7, 2023
On January 19, 2023, the US Department of Homeland Security reached a settlement in Edakunni v. Mayorkas. The settlement brings in policy changes to the way in which US Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) adjudicates extension of status, change of status, and employment authorization applications filed by spouses and children of L-1 and H-1B non-immigrant visa holders, along with the petition filed on behalf of the principal applicant so long as they are concurrently and properly filed.
February 2, 2023
Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) Membership Interest Purchase and Sale Transactions (“Sale Transaction”) are a common way of transferring ownership in an LLC. However, before entering into such a transaction, there are several important legal considerations that should be taken into account.
February 1, 2023
Employers have probably heard this phrase: "Regular Rate of Pay." Oftentimes, employers are unsure what this phrase really means, which is unfortunate, as it can be a sore spot for lawsuits against employers. In this video, we will dispel some confusion surrounding this concept and explain why it truly matters for California employers.
January 31, 2023
On January 20, 2023, San Francisco’s mayor London Breed approved a city ordinance that will require private employers with 100 or more employees to supplement the pay of covered employees during a qualifying military leave for up to 30 days in a calendar year.
January 26, 2023
In our first 3in3 video of 2023, we will be discussing the importance of execution, failing fast, and why you should set aside a fund for litigation matters you might face in the lifecycle of your business.
January 24, 2023
On Friday, January 13, 2023, a Sacramento County Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction to prevent the implementation of California’s FAST Recovery Act (the “Act”) (AB 257). The law, which was pending a statewide referendum, would have established a Fast Food Council that would set industry-wide standards for wages, working hours, and other working conditions related to the health and safety of fast food employees. It was set to go into effect at the beginning of this year.
January 19, 2023
As business lawyers, we are often asked questions about when an employee’s final paycheck is due and what penalties are assessed for a failure to comply with California’s final paycheck laws. Whether an employee is discharged or quits, an employee must receive timely payment of their wages in accordance with Labor Code Sections 201-203. This article addresses basic information employers must be aware of in order to be in compliance with such Labor Codes.
January 17, 2023
On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a proposed rule that would ban employers from imposing non-compete clauses with employees (“Proposed Rule”). If adopted, it will make it easier for employees to switch jobs and will impact employee compensation structure and the protection of confidential information.