February 26, 2021

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT STRIKES BLOW TO MEAL PERIOD ROUNDING AND NON-COMPLIANCE

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT STRIKES BLOW TO MEAL PERIOD ROUNDING AND NON-COMPLIANCE

The California Supreme Court has altered the landscape of many wage and hour lawsuits with its February 25, 2021 unanimous decision in Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC. The Donohue decision has, for the first time, created a rule that explicitly prohibits employers from rounding meal periods. 

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February 11, 2021

EMPLOYMENT LAW IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

EMPLOYMENT LAW IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE-DRIVEN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

Social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok allow businesses to communicate with new clients, raise their brand awareness, and broaden their marketing abilities. As these social media sites continue to play a substantial part of our everyday lives, employers are increasingly embracing these influential platforms to expand their business ventures.

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February 5, 2021

JUDGE TENTATIVELY DENIES EFFORTS TO INVALIDATE  CAL-OSHA’S EMERGENCY COVID-19 REGULATIONS

JUDGE TENTATIVELY DENIES EFFORTS TO INVALIDATE CAL-OSHA’S EMERGENCY COVID-19 REGULATIONS

As addressed in our prior blog, Cal-OSHA adopted comprehensive Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations that impose several onerous obligations and requirements on employers.  A group of business owners and employer rights’ groups filed an injunction in state court requesting that the judge invalidate the emergency regulations claiming that they are legally flawed for multiple reasons.

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