The following article was originally published on Law360.com, August 2, 2018. Posted with permission.   Expert Analysis: Gap Between Calif. And Federal Wage And Hour Law Grows   by Kirstin Muller Law360, August 2, 2018, 1:41 PM PDT California employers have long relied on the Fair Labor Standards Act’s de minimis rule as a defense to…

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Practice Areas: Wage & Hour Counseling

National Law Journal reporter Erin Mulvaney recently asked Steve Hirschfeld what he thought about Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. While Kavanaugh’s decisions to date have been pro-employer when it comes to labor & employment litigation, Steve notes, “There’s a myth out there that if you are on the management side, that you…

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Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP is proud to congratulate partner Natasha Baker, who was recently awarded the “First Decade Award” by the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). This award recognizes a member representative who has made a significantly innovative contribution to NACUA or provided outstanding service to the Association and to the practice of…

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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared one of the final obstacles to class action waivers in arbitration agreements, casting aside what was likely the last major challenge to the popular provisions. Employers who do not use class action waivers would be well-served to reconsider that decision. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the Supreme Court…

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For the tenth consecutive year, Steve Hirschfeld has been named one of the 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys by Lawdragon. To read the entire article, click here.

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