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Santa Clara County’s New COVID Regulations

July 19, 2021

While many Americans have received the COVID-19 vaccine, the pandemic and its effects have not completely vanished from life as we (now) know it. Some…

FAQ – Minimum Wage

July 05, 2021

Minimum wage is the price floor of employee labor. Workers may not sell their labor below this threshold. Federal, state, and local laws set a…

Does My Employer Need A Reason To Fire Me?

June 28, 2021

Employers fire employees for many different reasons. While often these reasons are legitimate and reasonable, there are other instances where they may seem unfair and…

DOJ Focusing On Antitrust Violations Re Wage-Fixing

June 21, 2021

The mission of the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) is “. . . to promote economic competition through enforcing and providing guidance on antitrust…

List of COVID-related Circumstances Allowing Employees Paid Sick Leave

June 14, 2021

COVID Paid Sick Leave (PSL) in California is a mechanism by which employers may provide paid sick leave to their workers. California employers with more than…

Important Things To Know About PAGA

June 07, 2021

There will always be employers who attempt to increase their profits at the expense of their employees. While California has a history of protecting employees…

About Summer Jobs For Minors And Work Permits

May 31, 2021

Any minor under the age of 18, with some exceptions, is subject to California's child labor laws. The California Labor Code defines a "minor" as…

About SB 95 And Paid COVID sick leave

May 24, 2021

As spring approached in 2021 with the hope of putting the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, the California Legislature enacted Senate Bill 95 (“SB 95”)…

Summary of Current Employment Law Bills In The California Legislature

May 20, 2021

As the California Legislative Assembly works hard into 2021, new labor and employment bills are typically part of the landscape of prospective legislation. As well…