WHY AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT STILL MATTERS

The California Labor Code still includes section 2922, which sets out a fundamental employment principle: employment is presumed “at-will.” Absent an agreement to the contrary, either employer or employee can end the employment relationship at any time, for any...

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT DECISIONS COMING IN 2016

There are a number of important employment cases pending on the California Supreme Court’s docket. Unlike the U.S. Supreme Court, California’s high court does not decide cases according to a strict schedule. We highlight below the key employment law cases that the...

U.S. SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE EMPLOYMENT LAW CASES

The United States Supreme Court is set to decide several important cases affecting employers during its October 2015 Term. Below is a summary of the major labor and employment law cases on the docket. Arbitration In DIRECTV v. Imburgia, DIRECTV and a consumer signed...

2015 CALIFORNIA WAGE LAWS

The California Legislature recently concluded its legislative session, and a number of new wage-related bills signed by the Governor will significantly affect California employers. This article summarizes some of those laws below. We do not address laws specific to...
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