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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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 prior blog posts about the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve looked at strategies and steps employers can take to adapt their workplaces to the “new normal” (which, as we all know,…

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As the country slowly begins to open back up following the COVID-19 lockdown measures, employers should not expect an immediate return to normalcy, and may need to gradually return employees…

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**UPDATE** These rules have been amended. See this post for the latest updates. In the first two weeks of April 2020, San Francisco and San Jose joined the growing list…

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This e-Bulletin from the California Lawyers Association was prepared by William Ross, of counsel to Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP. Mr. Ross is a member and past co-chair of the Corporations Committee of…

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Must 100% of Service Charges Be Distributed to Service Employees? A June 27, 2019 California appellate court decision, O’Grady v. Merchant Exchange Productions, Inc., which recently was certified for publication,…

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TOP 10 DEVELOPMENTS OF 2018 IN EMPLOYMENT AND HIGHER EDUCATION LAW: NUMBER 9 – EMPLOYER ROUNDING POLICIES ARE LEGAL One of the year’s most important wage and hour decisions involved…

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Top 10 Developments of 2018 in Employment and Higher Education Law: NUMBER 10 – HIGHER ED ROUNDUP 2018 was a year full of legislative action at the federal level. In…

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