Karina Sterman

Karina Sterman

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

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Reading the (Bathroom) Signs

Under prior law, single-user restrooms were permitted to be designated as either for men only, for women only or for all genders. That is about to change. ...more

3/6/2017 - Employee Restrooms Gender Identity Restroom Legislation School Restrooms Transgender

New I-9 Forms Available for Immediate Use!

The federal government requires employers to verify the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. As of January 22, 2017, all employers must use the new I-9 Forms released...more

2/7/2017 - Employer Liability Issues Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) Hiring & Firing I-9 USCIS

Legislative Developments Affecting California Employers in 2017 and Beyond

This year has brought many changes that will impact all California employers. This annual report from Greenberg Glusker’s Employment Department summarizes some of the most important employment law developments that will...more

11/8/2016 - Arbitration Corporate Counsel Criminal Background Checks Domestic Violence Employment Contract Equal Pay Legislative Agendas Minimum Wage Paid Family Leave Law Paid Sick Leave Act Parental Leave Restroom Legislation Sick Leave Sick Pay Smoking Bans Talent Services Act Unfair Immigration-Related Practices Wage and Hour

Recent Cases Signal Shifting Tides in Employment Arbitration

Many employers enter into arbitration agreements with their employees to expedite resolution and mitigate the risk of jury trials. For the most part, a proper arbitration agreement would have the effect of requiring both the...more

9/12/2016 - Appeals Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Class Action Arbitration Waivers Employee Handbooks Ernst & Young Iskanian NLRA PAGA Section 7 Section 8

Newly Enacted "Defend Trade Secrets Act" Requires Notice Provision to Be Added to Future Confidentiality Agreements to Preserve...

As you may have heard, on May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the new federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). This is a significant and comprehensive law that now allows holders of trade secrets to pursue civil...more

5/16/2016 - Asset Seizure Confidentiality Agreements Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) Employment Contract Ex Parte Intellectual Property Protection Misappropriation Notice Requirements Private Right of Action Trade Secrets Whistleblower Protection Policies

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