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What to Know About Coronavirus and California Employment Law

The novel coronavirus has demanded drastic lifestyle changes from the general population. For example, various states have mandated stay at home orders and shutdowns in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. As a result, public life, the economy and employment opportunity have all been significantly affected. To keep up with these changes, federal [...]

What Do Employees Need to Know About Coronavirus?

The Coronavirus outbreak has everyone in the country scrambling to figure out what to do. Employers are trying to decide how they can continue business operations. Employees are trying to figure out what they can do if they find themselves quarantined. What are your employee rights during this Coronavirus outbreak? Can you lose your job? [...]

Has California AB5 Changed the Gig Economy Already?

In January 2020, California AB5 took effect. Legislators designed this new labor law to protect independent contractors in the state. It set a standard for hiring independent contractors. It also required businesses to reclassify many of their workers as employees. As a result, businesses must now offer these employees numerous benefits. These benefits included minimum [...]

Why Is California Delaying New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements?

In October of this year, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed new sexual harassment bills into law. These bills aim to strengthen workplace protections for victims of sexual harassment. But do you know how these bills will change workplaces all over California? How New Sexual Harassment Bills Are Making Work Safer for Everyone For starters, Assembly [...]

2019-12-19T08:00:59-08:00By |Sexual Harassment|0 Comments

What New California Labor Laws Do You Need to Know About?

California recently experienced a few changes made to its labor laws. These laws, which will take effect in 2020, spell good news for California workers. We have compiled the following list of new labor laws in California for your convenience. If you seek legal help, we encourage you to speak with an experienced attorney today. [...]

2019-11-15T12:56:55-08:00By |Employment Law News|0 Comments

How California’s New CROWN Act Can Stop Racial Discrimination

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed the CROWN Act into law, which will bar employers and K-12 public schools from discriminating against people for their natural hair once it goes into effect. Passed to prevent instances of racial discrimination that targets the black community in the workplace and in public schools, the CROWN Act (Creating [...]

2020-08-19T09:55:07-08:00By |Employment Law News|0 Comments