September 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way companies' employees work for better and for worse.  For better, the pandemic showed companies their employees could work from home productively.  Whether companies are thriving or struggling with work from home, here are a few...

September 2, 2020

On August 27, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued further guidance through its FAQ’s addressing certain scenarios related to school closures, partial school closures and remote learning.

You may recall that the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (“FF...

September 1, 2020

Some of the most popular discussions regarding the law AB 5 involve Uber and Lyft.  On August 10, 2020, a California Superior Court judge confirmed that Uber and Lyft could no longer classify their workers as independent contractors in violation of California law, Cal....

April 1, 2020

A chart summary of highlights and implications related to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

March 9, 2019

“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made.”  –Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

On this International Women’s Day, I look at some of the new laws that went into effect this year that are directed at remedying wrongs committed against women and holes in...

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.

December 31, 2016

What will the new year bring for the workplace?  Because of the new president and his supporters, more discriminatory and harassing behavior likely will appear in the workplace.  Therefore, both employees and employers should be more attentive.  If employees are expe...

October 27, 2016

On October 20, 2016, I had the privilege of attending the Transgender Law Center Gala.  What an inspiring reminder that no one should experience discrimination on the basis of their gender, sex, sexual orientation, or any other protected status.

September 8, 2016

We will provide a free workshop on how to legally and properly hire employees on September 13, 2016, at 9:00 am at the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation.  Attendees will learn:

  • How to determine if someone is a good match for a specific job and know their...

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