CHINDARAH V. PICK UP STIX, INC.: A BONA FIDE VICTORY FOR EMPLOYERS

California law prohibits employees from waiving or releasing their rights to minimum wages, overtime, and other minimum protections. For example, Labor Code section 1194 prohibits agreements by employees to work for less than minimum wage or without receiving...

WHEN LAYING OFF WORKERS, BEING GENTLE COULD MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

The legal press is full of bad news regarding the economy’s effect on law firms. Hardly a day goes by without news of layoffs and even the dissolution of firms considered to be robust just months ago. The same media have noted no shortage of employment law work,...
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