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The State of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in California Employment
June 06, 2023

The recent 9th Circuit opinion in US Chamber of Commerce v. Bonta struck down AB 51, determining that it was preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary review how this

Summer is Coming – is Your Worksite Ready for the Heat?
May 23, 2023

As temperatures rise, California law requires employers with outdoor employees to take steps to protect workers from heat illness. Shauna Correia reviews Cal/OSHAs Heat Illness Prevention Standards

Navigating the SF Military Leave Pay Protection Act
May 09, 2023

A new law mandates employers to provide appropriate military leave compensation for San Francisco employees while they are away for military duty. Katie Collins reviews the SF Military Leave Pay Prote

The Basics of Mandatory Harassment Prevention Training
April 25, 2023

State law requires that employers take steps to prevent and correct wrongful behaviors in the workplace, such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Lizbeth (Beth) West explains what employer

Cases to Watch in Employment Law for 2023
April 11, 2023

As we move through 2023, there are some key employment law cases to watch. See which cases top the watch lists for Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary in this episode of California Employment News. - Wa

Who Can Be a “Designated Person” Under the CFRA and HWHF Acts?
March 28, 2023

AB1041 recently expanded leave rights in California by adding a designated person to the list of people for whom an eligible employee may take time off to care for under both the CFRA and the HWHF A

Understanding the Basics of Employee Personnel Files
March 14, 2023

Employee personnel files are an important aspect of any employers records. Meagan Bainbridge and Nikki Mahmoudi review the basics of employee personnel files, including what should and should not be

Using Employee Time Attestations
February 28, 2023

Employee time attestations are a valuable way for employers to track missed and/or non-compliant meal and rest breaks. In this episode of California Employment News, Meagan Bainbridge and Katie Collin

Properly Listing Employer Information on Wage Statements (Part 3)
February 14, 2023

Properly listing employer information on wage statements might seem like a no-brainer, but it can get tricky. Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey break down the details in this episode of California Emplo

How to Account for Premium Pay on Wage Statements (Part 2)
January 31, 2023

California employers are subject to meal and rest break premiums. Shauna Correia and Rachel Davey help explain what premium payments are, and how employers are required to account for them on wage sta