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 © 2018, 2017. All rights reserved.


California DFEH: Train ‘Em Again and Again

By D. Gregory Valenza | |

Everybody knows AB 1825 requires larger California employers to train supervisors every two years, within six months of hire or promotion, etc.  The mandated training primarily addresses sexual harassment, but must include other elements such as "abusive conduct" not...

California Court Kiboshes Claim Commute’s Compensable

By D. Gregory Valenza | | November 18, 2018

Commutting time is usually not compensable.  But if an employee is required to perform "work" at home, or during the commute, then the time may be considered hours worked.   Certain Pacific Bell technicians used to have to pick up their work vans at a depot, where the...

Some Quick California Employment Law Updates

By D. Gregory Valenza | | September 20, 2018

Just a quick update on some California law developments. First, the Governor is considering whether to sign pending legislation awaiting signature or veto. We'll have a full article on all the new laws.  Also, please consider attending our end of year update for even...


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