What’s New in Employment Law?

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.


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 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...

Incomplete Summary of New California Employment Laws for 2020

We've gone over AB 5, AB 51 and several other new laws in previous posts over the past few months.  Go back and read the previous posts. You know you want to.  Anyway, Governor Newsom signed many other new employment laws in the past few weeks, which will change...

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