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Bill would require small employers to provide leave.

Help is on the way!

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 ...

. . . if they do it right.

Are you ready for these new laws that take effect January 1?

If you thought employers were overburdened with wage penalties in California, you were wrong.

As Labor Day and "back to school" beckon, what new laws and trends are we seeing in California? Here are my picks:

The scope of Dynamex is still unknown.

"New sheriff" gets employer in trouble.

California employment laws keep employers up at night, wondering what is coming next. There always seems to be something. From new statutes to new regulations to new court decisions, we will keep you up to date on developments in the areas of wage and hour, discrimination, leaves of absence, retaliation, class actions, PAGA, and arbitration. We’ll also provide you with practical information on how to update your policies and employment practices. Please subscribe to keep current.

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