THIS BUD’S FOR ME, BOSS

Proposition 19, called the “Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010,” will be on the ballot this November. The initiative, among other things, would legalize adult possession and personal consumption of small quantities of marijuana. Marijuana...

WHO IS AN “EMPLOYER” FOR WAGE-HOUR PURPOSES?

Who is an employer? Despite the seeming simplicity of the question, courts have struggled with the concept in various contexts. For example, courts have defined the term for purposes of establishing the responsibility to provide leave under the Family and Medical...

U.S. SUPREME COURT EMPLOYMENT LAW DECISIONS: A REVIEW

Our last column summarized key employment law cases decided recently by the California Supreme Court. The United States Supreme Court has also issued important decisions during its October 2009 Term, of which employers should take notice. The Supreme Court’s...
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