The Blog: Preventing Employee Lawsuits

California Law & Employee-Seating Requirements

Don’t Sit on California’s Employee-Seating Requirement
Are you complying with California labor law’s seating requirement?
Perhaps the question surprises you. Most California wage orders require an employer to provide “suitable seats” when the “nature” of an employee’s job “reasonably permits” their use. The California Supreme Court recently clarified what each of these terms mean and what is required of California employers.
California Wage …

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Paystub Errors, Penalties & Claims

Win for Employers – Avoid PAGA Penalties By Curing Paystubs Errors!
On October 2, 2015, California passed a new law that helps California employers. The law (AB 1506) amends the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) to reduce frivolous PAGA claims. The new law took effect immediately.
Passed in 2004, PAGA allows an employee to seek civil penalties against an employer not only …

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Inside Scoop – Employment Law Continuing Education Part 1

If you are an employer or employer’s representative you might find the following inside scoop interesting. 
Recently I attended a continuing education course on employment and labor law for us attorneys.  As is typical, there was an attorney who represents primarily employees (“plaintiff’s attorneys” we call them), an attorney who primarily represents employers (“defense attorneys” we call them), and an …

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Preventing Employee Lawsuits

Avoid them in the first place

We know that dealing with employee issues is your least favorite activity in managing your business. We also know it’s one of your greatest concerns and sometimes keeps you up at night.
A simple employment law matter can grow into a major headache. Our attorneys provide legal advice to prevent employee legal problems. The name of …

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