Quick Takes on 3 Recent Employment Law Cases

Here are some summaries of three miscellaneous recent cases affecting California employers.  These decisions are be industry or employer-specific.   Prevailing Wage – Employers with public works contracts, particularly construction-related ones, take note...

RELEASING EMPLOYMENT CLAIMS: DOS, DON’TS, AND MAYBES

Employers enter into agreements with employees to settle threatened claims or litigation, and to resolve any potential claims, such as at the time of a layoff or discharge. The primary goal of these agreements is to resolve active disputes or potential claims.  ...

HOW TO MAKE MANDATORY TRAINING EFFECTIVE

This fall, the California legislature responded to the #MeToo movement in a significant way.  One bill, SB 1343, affects nearly every employer in California.  Prior to SB 1343, only employers with 50 or more employees were required to provide sexual harassment and...
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