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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 © 2017. All rights reserved.

A Cautionary Tale About Labor Commissioner Appeals

By D. Gregory Valenza | | August 13, 2018

The Court of Appeal's decision in Nishiki v. Danko Meredith, APC (here) contains some good guidance for employers regarding when final pay is due under California Labor Code section 202, when an employee resigns without notice.  And the Court held that waiting time is...

A Pot Pourri of Recent California Employment Law Developments

By D. Gregory Valenza | | July 19, 2018

Here are several developments around the California employment law world...No particular order.  California revises its statute precluding employers from asking applicants about salary history.  AB 2282, text here This new law clarifies Labor Code section 432.3 and...

U.S. Supreme Court: No Forced Public Sector Union Fees

By D. Gregory Valenza | | June 28, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public sector employers (states, local governments) cannot require public sector employees to pay "agency fees" to public sector unions.  That means that public employees who do not wish to be represented by a union in collective...

Court of Appeal: OK to Mail Final Wage Statement and More

By D. Gregory Valenza | | May 31, 2018

The Court of Appeal made three significant rulings (mainly) concerning California's Labor Code section 226, a law that imposes specific requirements for "wage statements" that accompany each pay check. First, the Court held that when an employer pays "retro overtime"...

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