The Hotel Worker Protection Ordinance, proposed by UNITE HERE Local 11 to require, among other things, daily room cleaning, panic buttons, limitations on overtime and housekeepers’ workloads, and increased wages,…

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If you use a staffing agency for your workforce, the California Supreme Court just issued an important decision that may affect your rights. In Grande v. Eisenhower Medical Center, the…

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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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On November 4, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), requiring employers with over 100 employees to implement a mandatory COVID…

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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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On March 19, 2021, Governor Newsom injected new life into previously expired statewide COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) benefits. By signing Senate Bill (SB) 95, eligible California employers must…

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On Friday, March 12, 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) abruptly reversed course and withdrew a proposed 2019 rule that would have barred graduate student teaching assistants at private…

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Last week, in Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC, the California Supreme Court handed down a very important, if unsurprising, decision regarding wage and hour class actions. There are three critically…

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Are you an employer and finding yourself lost in the sea of confusing and complicated recent COVID-19 regulations? On February 18th, 2021, attorneys from Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP presented a webinar…

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