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March 8, 2019

On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the "white collar" exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"). Specifically, the DOL proposes to change the minimum salary an employee can receive w...

March 6, 2019

Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreements, Employee Agreements and other documents employees sign may contain employee nonsolicitation provisions that violate the law.

March 9, 2016

 
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing recently issued a Guide on Transgender Employee Rights.  Among other things, it provides guidance regarding “gender expression” as a class protected from discrimination and harassment under California law (defi...

March 9, 2016


 


California employers must distribute certain information to their employees regarding sexual harassment[1].  Additionally, effective April 1, 2016, employers with five or more employees must have written procedures designed to prevent harassment, discrimination and...

March 8, 2016

 

March 8 was International Women's Day.  I am proud of, grateful for and celebrate those who have protected and continue to protect women’s rights and opportunities. 

 

Thank you to those who fought for women’s right to vote. It sounds ridiculous to me that women di...

February 6, 2016

The main differences between an employee and independent contractor, which make hirers want to classify employees as independent contractors, are the benefits afforded to employees, such as the right to minimum wage, overtime pay, meal and rest breaks, protection again...

January 12, 2016

You may want to hire individuals to help you start or expand your business.  You don’t have any employees, and you don’t want employees.  You want to hire or work with others only for certain projects. It is important to understand the legal ramifications for doing so....

December 23, 2015

 

 

The Barristers Committee is comprised of members of CELA in their first ten years of practice.  On January 21, 2016, a panel of Barristers will share their insights on being plaintiffs' employment attorneys at the committee's kickoff event. Law Office of Glicel Sum...

December 23, 2015

 

On January 13, 2016, Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay will be on a panel for a program: Building Your Business with Subcontracting.  The Firm will discuss independent contractor issues for the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Association of Professional...

December 23, 2015

 

We hope as you prepare for 2016 you are familiar with the changes to laws that have been passed in the last year.  Below are some of the changes that might affect you.
 

  • Equal Pay.  As discussed in previous articles, California's equal pay laws have been strengthen...

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