Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in an October 30, 2019 article in Corporate Counsel entitled “General Counsel, Student Athletes Await Regulatory Details on College Endorsement Deals” (subscription required). The article discusses the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s October 29 announcement that it will “permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the…

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Dan Handman‘s comments to the Daily Journal appeared in an October 24, 2019 article entitled “New state laws signal arbitration scrutiny, legal experts say” (subscription required). As the article explains, California’s recently signed A.B. 51 prohibits employers from making arbitration agreements a condition of employment, while S.B. 707 imposes sanctions against parties who force arbitration…

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Natasha Baker will participate in an international panel of employment lawyers at the Employment Law Alliance annual conference in Lisbon, Portugal on October 15, 2019. The title of the panel is “Evolution of the Non-Traditional, Digital Workplace: Maintaining an Appropriate Corporate Culture while Complying with Myriad and Complex Legal Requirements.” The panel will focus on…

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The following article was originally published on Law360 on September 20, 2019. Reposted with permission. New NLRB Rule Would Block Grad Student Unions By Braden Campbell Law360 – The National Labor Relations Board on Friday released a proposed rule that would block college teaching and research assistants from forming unions by declaring they don’t qualify…

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Derek Ishikawa was quoted in a September 19, 2019 Daily Journal article entitled “As contract work reclassification bill is signed, legal challengers are prepared.” The Daily Journal article explores the expected legal fight over worker reclassification following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of A.B. 5. Many companies (such as Uber’s chief legal officer Tony West), are…

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