In the second part of our series on garden leave provisions we are analyzing the current status of the law and how California is ripe for the acceptance of garden leave provisions…more
California law prohibits employers from executing post employment non-compete or restrictive covenants with employees. This leaves many California businesses searching for ways to prevent its former employees from taking…more
After presenting a background of garden leave provisions and the current status of California law, we are discussing challenges to garden leave clauses in part 3 of our four-part series…more
Harris v. Bingham McCutchen LLP California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Case No, B240522, March 29, 2013.
The Second Appellate District affirmed the trial court’s determination that (i) a choice of law…more
The LA-based appellate court held that California’s minimum wage law requires an employer that compensates its automotive service technicians on a “piece-rate” basis for repair work to also pay the technicians a separate hourly…more
The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the employer on a former employee’s “hostile work environment” claim. The appellate court held that a male coworker’s “crude and offensive” remarks were not severe or pervasive…more
In our final post on new labor and employment laws, we review a few miscellaneous changes of which California employers should be aware. If you have any issues regarding labor and employment law, please contact our firm for…more
In our third post on changes affecting employers in California in the New Year, we discuss new laws regarding wage statements and payments of wages and commissions…more
In this, the second of our series of posts on new laws affecting Labor & Employment law, we review changes to employees’ rights to privacy and access to their personnel files…more
Several important new laws affecting California employers will take effect this year. In this initial series of blog posts, we will provide a brief synopsis of these changes. For more information on how to remain compliant and…more
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