Every offer and sale of securities in the United States must either be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), or exempt from registration under rules established by the…

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Last week, we blogged about how a recent California appellate court decision effectively rendered an employee confidentiality agreement as an unenforceable covenant not to compete. In a similar decision, Whitewater…

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Category: Contracts,

In Brown v. TGS Management Company, LLC (2020) Cal. App. LEXIS 1074, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, recently held, in a case appealed from a trial court decision…

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Category: Contracts,

Governor Newsom has signed into law a bill, patterned after California’s ground-breaking gender diversity bill adopted two years ago, requiring publicly-held corporations that have their principal executive offices here, to…

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Unless you have been living under a rock for, oh, the last 15 years or so, you know how vexing PAGA (the California Private Attorneys General Act of 2004) can…

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As businesses begin resuming operations and recalling employees from furlough and layoff, companies may decide they no longer need to recall all employees. Perhaps companies have learned that certain positions…

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Nearing the end of spring, tens of thousands of undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate students and trainees are completing their studies and heading into the job market. Many of these individuals…

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In addition to the new laws relating to religious accommodation and social media (reported in our recent eAlerts), Governor Brown recently signed into law the following bills affecting employers.  Unless…

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