San Diego County Credit Union employees find Jennifer Shaw thought provoking and engaging as she shares her experience in employee law. Shaw’s tangible, real-life scenarios are always a hit for group education and training for management. Michelle Pagni, Executive...

We have worked with Jennifer Shaw and team for over seven years. In that time, they have become trusted counsel and strategic partners with our company. We appreciate their business-minded approach to the law as well as their excellent customer service. Doug Shorey,...

NEW CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR 2017 (PART 1)

This article is Part 1 of a two-part series providing an overview of new federal and California employment laws. Several new laws taking effect in 2017 will affect how California employers do business. This two-part article summarizes key changes that employers can...

PROHIBITING MARIJUANA IN THE MARKETPLACE

Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“the Act”), passed on November 8, 2016. The Act represents a significant change to California law. Although the initiative expressly states it does not change employer’s rights and obligations to maintain a...

NEW PROTECTIONS FOR TRANSGENDER EMPLOYEES

The legal rights of transgender individuals in the workplace are evolving. California law has conferred upon transgender employees the right to be free of workplace harassment and discrimination for several yeas. Until recently, however, there has been little in the...
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