Alison Alpert

Alison Alpert

Best Best & Krieger LLP

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Unions May Enter Public Sector Agency Shop Arrangements

A U.S. Supreme Court Tie Means Victory for Unions - An equally divided United States Supreme Court means that public sector unions in California can still require employees to pay union fees, even if the employee is not...more

3/30/2016 - Friedrichs v CA Teachers Association Public Employees SCOTUS Union Dues

New FEHA Regulations Take Effect April 1

May Require Employers to Amend Their Existing Policies - New amendments to California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act regulations that go into effect on April 1 include changes to policies on discrimination, harassment...more

3/16/2016 - Amended Regulation Anti-Discrimination Policies Anti-Harassment Policies Anti-Retaliation Provisions FEHA

New Employment Laws for California Public Employers

As in years past, 2016 brings important changes to employment laws in California — a state that continues to be a challenging environment for employers. Employment issues ranging from healthy workplaces and gender...more

1/29/2016 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions Corporate Counsel E-Verify Fair Pay Act FEHA Gender Identity Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act 2014 Meal and Entertainment Expenditures Minimum Wage Piece-Rate Pay Public Employers Reasonable Accommodation Religious Accommodation Sick Leave Wage and Hour

Uber Employee Classification Class Action Could Impact All Employers

From Payroll Taxes to Sick Leave Laws … Federal Ruling Could Be Game Changer for Sharing Economy - A federal judge’s decision last week to certify a class of California Uber drivers in their lawsuit claiming Uber has...more

9/14/2015 - Class Action Compliance Employee Benefits Independent Contractors Minimum Wage Misclassification Payroll Taxes PTO Public Employees Rest and Meal Break Sharing Economy Sick Leave Uber Unpaid Overtime Wage and Hour Workers' Compensation Claim

New Public Employment Laws for 2015

Year in and year out, one thing is true: In California, there will always be new laws affecting employers, and 2015 is no exception. Below is a brief description of the laws that public sector employers need to be aware of...more

1/29/2015 - Child Labor Discrimination Employer Liability Issues Employer Mandates Harassment New Legislation OSHA Paid Leave Recordkeeping Requirements Reporting Requirements Rest and Meal Break Sick Leave Training Unpaid Interns Volunteers Wage and Hour

Nothing Personal: How to be Smart About Your BYOD Workplace Policy (And Why It Matters!)

You might think people are making more out of BYOD than it deserves, that it is a relatively benign issue. Alas, you’d be wrong....more

2/6/2014 - Bring Your Own Device Confidential Information FLSA Legal Perspectives Wage and Hour

Annual Labor & Employment Update 2013 [Video]

BB&K labor and employment law attorneys hosted a webinar focusing on new legislation and case law impacting California employers - private and public. Topics included: - New Legislation Public and Private Employers -...more

12/23/2013 - Disability Discrimination Discrimination Harassment Hiring & Firing Medical Leave Religious Discrimination Retaliation Wage and Hour Wages

Annual Labor & Employment Law Update

In This Issue: - New Legislation Public and Private Employers - Wage and Hour Law - Disability, Discrimination and Medical Leaves - Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation - Religion in the...more

12/11/2013 - Compliance Disability Discrimination Medical Leave Religion Wage and Hour Wages

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