February 11, 2021
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.
February 5, 2021
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.
January 22, 2021
Nearly three years ago, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on the issue of independent contractors. The decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903 (Dynamex), altered the analysis of whether a worker can be properly classified as an independent contractor or must be classified as an employee.
December 2, 2020
In the arena of employment litigation, every minute matters. Attorneys for employees are filing lawsuits over minutes or fractions of a minute and bringing claims for those minutes or fractions of minutes for multiple employees over the course of months or years. The recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Frlekin v. Apple is instructive in showing how employers can accrue liability for the smallest increments of time.
November 17, 2020
California Proposition 19 Imposes Significant Changes to Parents’ Ability to Transfer Real Property to Children and Avoid a Property Tax Reassessment.