Tag: California

Sick Leave
May 10, 2023
In this video, we'll discuss all the essential information you need to know about sick leave in California. We'll cover both state and federal laws, and provide guidance on how to ensure your business stays compliant. As an employer, it's crucial to understand your obligations when it comes to providing your employees with paid sick leave. Keeping up-to-date with these laws is vital to avoid any legal issues that may arise.
May 3, 2023
Looking to buy or sell commercial real estate in California? It can be a complex process, but understanding the important aspects of a commercial real estate transaction can help make it smoother and more successful. From the letter of intent to the contingencies in the final agreement, all parties involved should consider key factors such as due diligence, negotiating the purchase and sale agreement, and transferring ancillary items. Keep these tips in mind to ensure a smooth transaction.
May 2, 2023
This year, in Basith v. Lithia Motors, Inc. (“Basith”) and Fuentes v. Empire Nissan, Inc. (“Fuentes”), the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal (the “Court”) set forth the difference between procedural and substantive unconscionability as the basis for invalidating arbitration agreements. Procedural unconscionability focuses on the fairness of the process leading to the formation of the agreements, while substantive unconscionability focuses on whether the terms of the agreements are so one-sided that it unfairly benefits one of the parties to the agreement. The cases affirm the long-standing rule in California that both procedural and substantive unconscionability must