Tag: Employers

News
April 6, 2022
California often makes the news headlines. That is no less so with respect to legal affairs. Just recently, the United States Supreme Court heard a matter that should be of utmost interest to employers in the Golden State. The case, known as Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana (“Viking River”), concerns a law that has beguiled and harassed California employers since its inception in 2004­—a law known as the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA”).
News
December 21, 2021
COVID-19 laws are changing rapidly and unpredictably. This past Friday, December 17, 2021, a federal court in Ohio surprisingly reversed a nationwide injunction against federal OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccinate-or-testing mandate for large employers (i.e., employers with 100 or more employees). Thus, effective last Friday, the federal OSHA rules (the “Rules”) are back in effect.
News
November 24, 2021
With the new year around the corner, we will continue to ensure that you are up to date on California employment laws that become effective in 2022. This update will focus on California wage and hour law, where non-compliance can result in criminal charges and potential imprisonment. While well-meaning employers are likely not the target of this revision, it serves as an important reminder for employers to check their wage and hour compliance.