Steve Hirschfeld was quoted in an article in The Recorder regarding a recent ruling affecting the gender pay gap. The text of the article is below,  and a link can be found here. Ninth Circuit Ruling on Salary History Fuels Renewed Focus on Gender Pay Gap “Plaintiffs lawyers are taking notice,” a Seyfarth Shaw partner…

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Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP Co-founder and Co-managing Partner Stephen J. Hirschfeld is quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report article titled, “Workplace Bullying and the Slippery Slope to Harassment.” The piece explores the pervasiveness of workplace bullying and its consequences for employee well-being and productivity. Hirschfeld noted that not all bullying is illegal, but that…

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March 9, 2018 California Supreme Court Clarifies Overtime Calculation for Non-Exempt Employees Who Receive Flat Sum, Non-Discretionary Bonuses By: Daniel Handman and Benjamin Treger Non-Discretionary Bonuses & Overtime: The Basics How are bonuses factored in to an hourly, non-exempt employee’s Regular Rate of Pay for the purposes of calculating overtime?  With truly discretionary bonuses, the answer…

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Natasha Baker, an in-demand trainer and speaker who specializes in higher education law, will present talks at several higher education events this spring and summer. May 30-June 2, 2018:  Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Annual Meeting & Educational Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada. Topic: Sexual Misconduct. June 5-6, 2018:  Council of Independent Colleges 2018 Workshop for Department Chairs,…

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The Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the world’s largest and most geographically expansive network of labor, employment and immigration attorneys, has just released the results of its February 2018 “#MeToo/Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Survey.” ELA founder and CEO Steve Hirschfeld noted: The “MeToo movement is an important wake up call to corporate America. Company directors…

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