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SHAW LAW GROUP, PC WELCOMES J.R. RIDDELL

By Shaw Law Group | | September 1, 2020

J.R. Riddell has joined Shaw Law Group as Of Counsel after a lengthy career at one of the largest and most respected law firms in the country.  He brings almost two decades of experience litigating employment law matters and conducting sensitive investigations for private and public sector employers.  An outgoing communicator and former officer in the United States Air Force, Riddell holds a certificate from AWI, and is a key addition to Shaw Law Group’s growing investigations practice. You can view J.R.’s bio here.

COVID-19 POSITIVE TEST: EMPLOYER OBLIGATIONS EXPLAINED

By Coronado Eagle and Journal | | Jul 15, 2020

CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw recently discussed what employers should do if an employee tests positive with COVID-19. You can read the interview here.

SMALL EMPLOYERS AND NEW EMERGENCY FMLA, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | May 4, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss the responsibilities small employers have under the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA), and how the new leave differs from the regular Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  You can listen to the podcast here.

AVOID CAL-WARN ACT LIABILITIES, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 29, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss key points, misconceptions and liabilities employers need to be aware of concerning the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act and California’s equivalent, Cal-WARN.  You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 SUPPLEMENTAL PAID SICK LEAVE, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 23, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss key details of California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave, including gig workers, eligibility requirements, verbal requests, avoiding a “gotcha moment,” and employer recommendations.  You can listen to the podcast here.

AVOID LIABILITY: ON-CALL RULES TO KNOW, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 21, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss the difference between “restricted” and “unrestricted” on-call shifts, and what issues may arise with the Paycheck Protection Program if employers place workers on on-call shifts.  You can listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19 PAID LEAVES EXPLAINED, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 14, 2020

COVID-19: TELEWORK BEST PRACTICES, A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By CalChamber | | April 9, 2020

Jennifer Shaw appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss remote work best practices, such as ways to ensure workers are taking mandated rest breaks, reimbursing expenses, establishing COVID-19-specific policies, and maintaining a harassment-free environment. You can listen to the podcast here.

Happy Holidays from Shaw Law Group, PC

By Shaw Law Group | | December 10, 2019

In lieu of sending holiday cards, we’ve made a donation to Canine Companions for Independence on behalf of Miller & Jac Greenfield. 

SHAW LAW GROUP, PC WELCOMES ANGELA CABRAL

By Shaw Law Group | | September 16, 2019

Shaw Law Group, PC welcomes Angela Cabral, who joined us in September, as of an Associate in the Sacramento office.  Angela’s practice is focused on providing practical advice and counsel to clients on wage-hour compliance, EEO issues, performance management, and the hiring/termination processes.  You can view Angela’s bio here.

“WHAT NOT TO WEAR TO WORK” A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By Shaw Law Group, PC | | July 3, 2019

Jennifer Shaw, appeared on The Workplace, a podcast by the CalChamber, to discuss discuss what steps employers can take to ensure that employees are appropriately dressed and groomed for their work environment.  You can listen to the podcast here.

“EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION” A CAL CHAMBER PODCAST FEATURING JENNIFER SHAW

By Shaw Law Group | | June 5, 2019

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank discusses exempt employee misclassification with employment law expert Jennifer Shaw. In the podcast, they discuss the differences between exempt and non-exempt employees and the common mistakes employers make when classifying their employees as exempt. You can listen to the podcast here

JENNIFER SHAW AWARDED 2019 “WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS AWARD”

By Shaw Law Group | |

Jennifer Shaw was awarded the Sacramento Business Journal’s 2019 Women Who Mean Business awards.  This award recognized professionals for their accomplishments in business as well as their contributions to the community.   

SHAW LAW GROUP, PC WELCOMES MEGAN DONAGHEY

By Shaw Law Group | | April 1, 2019

Shaw Law Group, PC welcomes Megan Donaghey, who joined us in April, as of an Associate in the Sacramento office.  Megan is an experienced human resources professional who conducts impartial investigations, provides employment law advice and counsel, and conducts training on workplace issues. Clients appreciate Megan’s business-minded approach to solving workplace challenges.  You can view Megan’s bio here

JENNIFER SHAW INTERVIEWED BY KFBK NEWS RADIO ABOUT FIRING A TENURE EMPLOYEE

By Shaw Law Group, PC | | April 19, 2018

Jennifer Shaw was interviewed by Kitty O’Neal at KFBK News Radio regarding California State University-Fresno English professor, Randa Jarrar’s, posts on Twitter and her claim she couldn’t be fired because of her tenure.  Click here to listen to the interview. 

SHAW LAW GROUP, PC WELCOMES TRISH HIGGINS

By Shaw Law Group, PC | | April 28, 2018

Shaw Law Group, PC welcomes Trish Higgins, who joined us in February, as of Counsel in the Sacramento office.  With more than 30 years of experience, Trish provides advice, training, investigation, and litigation services to employers throughout the country. She is a frequent author and lecturer on workplace law issues, including HR best practices and EEO/wage-hour compliance. Trish is currently the Chair of the Wage-and-Hour Subcommittee of the ABA Litigation Section. We are very excited to have Trish on our team!  You can view Trish’s bio here

JENNIFER SHAW HONORED BY SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL

By Shaw Law Group | | April 18, 2017

On April 18, 2017, Jennifer Shaw was awarded the Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women by Soroptimist International of Greater Sacramento in recognition of her outstanding work to improve the lives of other women.

JENNIFER SHAW INTERVIEWED BY KFBK REGARDING RECENT DRESS CODE ISSUES FOR WOMEN

By Shaw Law Group | | May 18, 2016

Jennifer Shaw was interviewed on KFBK’s news talk radio (1530AM) regarding legal protections for women in the workplace following a weather anchor who was given a sweater on the air because the news station was getting emails that her dress was provocative and an online petition in the U.K. against requiring women to wear high heels to their job. Click here to listen to the segment.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JENNIFER SHAW AND GREG VALENZA ON THEIR INCLUSION IN THE 2012 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPER LAWYERS LIST

By Shaw Law Group | | July 19, 2012

Super news! The 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list has arrived. Shaw Valenza proudly announces that Jennifer was included on the Northern California Super Lawyers list for the fourth consecutive year. Greg Valenza was included on the Super Lawyers list for the second consecutive year. Congratulations to them both.

CONGRATULATIONS TO JENNIFER SHAW!

By Shaw Law Group | | July 1, 2009

Jennifer Shaw has been named by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in California for 2009. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.

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