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July 12, 2022
On July 8, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, thereby formally beginning the rulemaking process to adopt regulations implementing California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which amends the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
July 7, 2022
The second part of our 2-part series for commercial real estate leases will discuss 3 more clauses you should take extra care in reviewing and negotiating.
July 6, 2022
In our latest 3in3 video, we discuss (1) what you should do when an employee is unable to return from a protected leave, (2) how to improve your leadership team, and (3) how to prepare for a deposition.
July 5, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court has made the news in recent days. In a recent order, the Supreme Court denied review of California’s (controversial) AB 5—a law that, by default, classifies workers as “employees” instead of independent contractors.
June 30, 2022
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.
June 29, 2022
California employment law is often in tension with federal law. And that occasionally leads to consequences. Recently, in a highly anticipated case named Viking River Cruises v. Moriana, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that California’s ban on mandatory arbitration of so-called individual PAGA claims is invalid (i.e., “preempted”) under federal law.
June 28, 2022
Employers may not be out of the trenches when it comes to possible legal liability relating to COVID-19. The Supreme Court of California has recently agreed to consider two novel issues relating to employer liability and COVID-19.
June 24, 2022
In this video, we go over the roadmap overview of what happens and what employers can expect when facing a Charge of Discrimination from the United States Equal Opportunity Commission, also known as the EEOC.
June 21, 2022
Inflation has been a major topic in the news, but it impacts far more than just the prices consumers pay for everyday goods. All employers in California should be aware that the current high rate of inflation has triggered a substantial increase in the statewide minimum wage; even in many localities where the minimum wage is set even higher.
June 16, 2022
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.