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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We enter 2017 with a new President, a polarized electorate, an incomplete Supreme Court, and an increasingly isolated California. Against this dramatic backdrop, Glen Kraemer will examine the most important…

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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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As previously noted, the U.S. Department of Education issued its Final Rule on Title IX on May 15, 2020 with an effective date of August 14, 2020. Many K-12 and…

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As discussed in previous blog posts, on May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced a package of sweeping changes to Title IX (the Final Rule), scheduled to…

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*** UPDATE *** June 26, 2020 – see this post about efforts to delay implementation of the Title IX changes outlined below June 24, 2020 – On May 6, 2020,…

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** UPDATE **  The DOE has issued further clarification on its changes to Title IX. See our June 25, 2020 blog post for more information.  May 6, 2020 – Earlier…

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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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TOP 10 EMPLOYMENT LAW DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018: No. 6 – #METOO’s DRAMATIC IMPACT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT LEGISLATION The #MeToo movement went viral on social media and in the news in…

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