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December 29, 2022
Our readers have often heard of the phrase “personal guaranty” but are unsure what a “personal guaranty” is. Today, we’ll help dispel some of the mysteries surrounding the same.
December 27, 2022
It may be the end of time rounding in California. Earlier in October of this year, the Sixth District Court of Appeal in Camp v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. (“Camp”) held that where an employer “can capture and [have] captured the exact amount of time an employee has worked during a shift” must fully compensate employees for all time worked, rather than rounded time, even if the rounding practice is neutral on its face.
December 22, 2022
Whether an employee is resigning or has been terminated, it is imperative that an employer complies with California’s final paycheck laws. Penalties for failing to do so can quickly add up and be extremely costly for an employer.
December 20, 2022
On December 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) Standards Board adopted the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation (“Regulation”), which modifies Title 8 of the General Industry Safety Orders. Once Cal/OSHA’s current emergency temporary standards (ETS) expire on December 31, 2022, the new Regulation will take effect from January 1, 2023, through until December 31, 2024.
December 15, 2022
From news and social media companies like Twitter, Buzzfeed, and Meta, to multinational corporations like DoorDash and Amazon, a wave of mass layoffs has swept the US in 2022.
December 13, 2022
Employee Benefits Security Administration of the US Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a new rule titled “Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights” (“the Rule”), which clarifies how and when fiduciaries of 401(k) and similar retirement plans subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) can make investment decisions that promote environmental, social, or governance (“ESG”) goals or reflect ESG considerations. The Rule will take effect on January 30, 2023.
December 8, 2022
For a variety of reasons, employers often prefer to resolve employment-related disputes through arbitration, rather than a typical lawsuit in a state or federal court. In this video, we will discuss employee arbitration agreements and a couple of factors to consider when implementing them.
December 6, 2022
Whether you are in the healthcare industry or not, no employer wants to be entangled in the depths of litigation or be subject to investigation by federal, state, or local labor government agencies. However, healthcare employers face unique challenges when it comes to compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws.
November 30, 2022
Continuing with our 3in3 series, today we are discussing three topics that relate to your business: (1) Mastering Negotiations, (2) Getting More Done, and (3) Litigation Traps.
November 29, 2022
Last Tuesday, November 22, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council passed the Fair Work Week Ordinance (“the Ordinance”) that will impose requirements on employers in the City of Los Angeles to provide employees with two weeks’ notice of their work schedules and extra wages for sudden schedule changes.