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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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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Our 20-part blog series, Planning for the Rebound, is now at the end, which may leave you thinking that you are prepared for anything that could possibly come your way….

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Over the past few months, California cities, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose, and Oakland have raced to implement emergency sick leave ordinances to provide paid leave to employees…

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By now, you’ve likely digested numerous guidelines for ensuring your workplace is a clean and safe space for your employees once they return to work. If not – check out…

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, more employees have been laid off or furloughed than ever before, with many more likely still to come. But for businesses still operating, whether at full…

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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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2019 California Legislative Update For Employers It’s been a busy session for the California Legislature, passing multiple employment-related bills that Governor Newsom has signed or that are awaiting his signature….

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WHAT TO EXPECT IN CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW FOR 2019 In many ways, 2018 was a bellwether year for California employment law, seeing major changes in the laws pertaining to sexual…

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In what might once have been viewed as a remarkable development, but now generates little surprise, recreational marijuana use is now legal in California. On November 9, 2016, Californians approved…

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