On June 15, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a bellwether decision that has the potential to dramatically decrease employers’ exposure under California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA)….

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This coming Monday, June 20, 2022, will be the second Juneteenth officially recognized as a federal holiday in the U.S. All federal government offices, federal courts, banks, post offices, schools,…

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In two recent cases, judges have struck down recently enacted California statutes requiring diversity for underrepresented communities and for women on the boards of directors of publicly held corporations based…

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**NEW – Feb. 25, 2022** You can hear a 13-minute Employment Law Alliance podcast about this new legislation, featuring Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Dan Handman, by clicking HERE. What Happened In a…

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Citing a spike in new COVID cases following the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued an indoor mask mandate that will remain in place through January 15,…

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On October 10, 2019, Governor Newsom signed into law AB 51, prohibiting employers from requiring, as a condition of employment, continued employment, or the receipt of any employment-related benefit, that…

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Several Bay Area counties, including San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Sonoma counties, as well as the city of Berkeley, have joined Los Angeles, Sacramento,…

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California employers are already well acquainted with the resource-intensive process of navigating and applying California law to maintain compliant payroll practices. This process became even more difficult due to the…

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**UPDATE** August 3, 2021 — – Bay Area Reinstates Indoor Masking For All, Regardless of Vaccination Status *** **UPDATE** July 16, 2021 — – Los Angeles County Reinstates Indoor Masking For…

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