Gov. Newsom expands leave to food sector workers.

Large employers will have to provide COVID-19 leave.

Here are the specifics.

But critical infrastructure sectors can continue to operate.

An update to our blog post from March 17.

Local governments in California have ordered some major changes.

Help is on the way!

UPDATED (3/18/20).

In an opinion issued on March 12, 2020, the California Supreme Court held that settling individual Labor Code claims does not strip an employee of standing to pursue civil penalties for the same violations under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), reversing a win for the employer.  Kim v. Reins Int’l California, S246911 (Cal. Mar. 12, 2020). 

Plaintiff Justin Kim was a training ...

California wage-hour law is tougher on employers than federal law.

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