CA Employment Law Blog

California’s legal climate presents unique challenges to businesses operating in the state. A frequent author and speaker on employment law, Jeff is a regular contributor to the firm’s California Employment Law blog, providing insight into the full spectrum of California labor laws concerning class actions, wage and hour issues, overtime matters, discrimination and harassment claims, privacy concerns, accommodations and other issues.

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Recent Blog Posts

  • COVID-19 Resources for Employers Keeping up with the deluge of COVID-19 laws, regulations, interpretive guidelines, and the like is quite a challenge for employers. You need to react to constantly changing circumstances and do so in a way that gives your company the best possible chance to succeed. We have created a Coronavirus Resource page to help. We’ve not only created it, but we’re updating it constantly and you can subscribe to updates. What can you find there? I’m so glad you asked! We have: An explanation... More
  • COVID-19 Employment Law Issues (Friday the 13th Edition) One of my favorite things about California employment law is that it changes constantly. But this coronavirus situation changes minute to minute, and that’s hard to keep up with. Here are resources to help you stay current. Here’s a link to various sites that contain information – some by Fox Rothschild LLP, some by government agencies. One of the resources you’ll find there is a list of answers to many of the questions employers have. Another is a link to... More
  • Judge Explains Reasons for Banning Enforcement of AB 51 and Preserving Workplace Arbitration in California AB 51, which restricts workplace arbitration, was scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2020. On December 30, 2019, US District Judge Kimberly Mueller granted a temporary restraining order to prevent the legislation from taking effect.  On January 31, 2020, she issued a preliminary injunction extending the ban, and promised to explain her reasoning in more detail later. On February 6, 2020, she provided that more detailed explanation. AB 51 made it unlawful (even criminal) for anyone to require an applicant... More