Beginning July 1, 2015, employers in the State of California are required to provide employees with paid sick leave (PSL) under the California Healthy Workplace Healthy Family Act of 2014. In short, every employee who works...more
Is the California courts’ pendulum swinging back to a more balanced approached to employment class action certification? In the last two days, two seemingly similar cases were decided with very different results: Koval v....more
A series of lawsuits over the past few years has made it clear that accessibility under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Unruh Civil Rights Act, an analogous California statute, includes website...more
California has a reputation for employment litigation: it is the state where everyone seems to feel obliged to sue their boss for something.
While some suits have merit and others are understandable, there are suits...more
Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that extends the deadline to serve a prevailing wage penalty assessment on employers.
AB 1336 amends the California Labor Code, extending the 180-day prevailing wage...more
The California Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Leos v. Darden Restaurants, Inc. continues the nationwide trend of courts enforcing arbitration provisions according to their terms.
Continuing the trend established by Downtown LA Motors, where employees paid on a piece rate were required to be paid at least the minimum wage for hours spent waiting to perform work, the California Court of Appeals in...more