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Welcome to Shaw Law Group, PC’s law blog. We will focus on employment law developments, particularly in California. Nothing in this forum should be construed as legal advice, ’cause it isn’t. So, please consult your lawyer or hire us! (We typically represent employers, not employees). Also – this is a public website, so communications are not privileged. Copyright Shaw Law Group, PC © 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017. All rights reserved.


Here’s a Tip About Service Charges

Readers who are concerned with tips and service charges may be interested in this post.  Everyone else, click the X.  Way back when, I wrote this article in the San Francisco Daily Journal about tips and service charges.   Most of it's still fine.  I believe the huge...

February Brings a New I-9 Form and More

Welcome to February!  Groundhog Day is behind us again. The Kansas City Chiefs broke a 50-year dry spell - "Feels great, Baby!" ::cough:::.  And it's time to start presidential primary season!  Groundhog Day is behind us again.  (SWIDT?)   What joys could a humble...

AB 51 Arbitration Update

AB 51 - California's latest anti-arbitration law-  remains on hold.  As we told you here, a district court temporarily blocked enforcement of the new law, which would curb mandatory employment arbitration. The district court extended its temporary restraining order,...

IRS (Finally) Announces Standard Mileage Rate for 2020

The IRS Standard Mileage rate for 2020 will be $0.575 per mile!  That's down 0.005 from 2019.   The IRS announcement is here. Employers typically use this rate to reimburse employees for the business use of their personal vehicles.  In some states, it's not required...

Some Holiday Gifts For All Employers From…. the NLRB and the DOL

The NLRB and U.S. Department of Labor are delivering some holiday cheer this year.  The DOL is revising not only the federal salary basis (scroll down to page 51306 of the PDF here), but also certain regulations governing the calculation of overtime for the non-exempt...

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