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...

July 29, 2016

On August 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm, San Pablo Economic Development Corporation will host a free Employee Time Management workshop.  Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay will discuss Employee Rights Regarding Time at Work, including meal breaks, rest breaks, overtime and leaves....

July 4, 2016

I'm grateful to have discussed the implications of El Cerrito's new minimum wage with El Cerrito employers to help keep them compliant and on the same page as their employees. 

El Cerrito is one of many cities that has imposed a higher minimum wage as well as other req...

May 26, 2016

On May 26, 2016, we participated in the Active 20-30 Club's Career Day at Franklin Middle School in Vallejo, California.  It was inspiring to see so many engaged middle school students, who had plans for their futures.  It was even more inspiring when students indicate...

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