On Dec. 14, 2020, Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Michelle Freeman was a guest on Employment Matters, the Employment Law Alliance (ELA) podcast. In Episode #200, New Cal-OSHA Regulations and their Impact on…

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Is it safe for work to reopen? That is the biggest question employers everywhere are asking as COVID-19 stay-at-home orders start to lift. But that one question spawns many others,…

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On December 18, 2019, Hirschfeld Kraemer attorneys Kirstin Muller, Alison Hamer, Benjamin Treger, and China Westfall presented a one-hour webinar, “California Employment Laws 2020: Your Survival Guide.” The webinar provided a comprehensive overview…

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Review of key legislation taking effect in 2016 that will impact Contra Costa County business owners, consultants and human resources professionals. Download: Contra Costa County Employer Advisory Council Midyear Legislative…

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Presented at the 3rd Annual Community Association Owners Conference Employment Law Update for 2015 presented at the 3rd Annual Community Association Owners Conference, covering a range of topics, including: Equal…

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Most employee handbooks are nearly identical to each other, regardless of the industry, workforce size or the jurisdictions in which business is conducted. Very little thought is given to the…

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** UPDATE ** Dec. 18, 2020 — Rules are changing rapidly – see also this post on changes to quarantine limits. ** UPDATE ** Dec. 14, 2020 — Listen to Michelle…

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** UPDATE ** Dec. 18, 2020 — Rules are changing rapidly – see also this post on changes to quarantine limits. ** UPDATE ** Dec. 14, 2020 — Listen to Michelle…

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On Wednesday, July 8, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated ruling deciding that teachers at religious schools could not claim protections under anti-discrimination laws. The central issue in Our…

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