Articles

Labor & Employment

CLIENT ALERT: 2017 Criminal Background Laws

More and more employers in California are becoming subject to legal restrictions on the use of criminal history information when making employment decisions. The City of San Francisco passed the Fair Chance Ordinance, which became effective in August 2014, prohibiting employers with at least twenty (20) employees from inquiring about a job applicant’s criminal history […]

ADA Representation

The California Legislature Bites Back in Look Who’s Crying Woof, Part II

The California Legislature Bites Back in Look Who’s Crying Woof, Part II The Crisis Over “Emotional Support” Animals By Martin H. Orlick With alarming frequency, building owners, property managers, apartment owners, restaurants, theaters and shopping malls are confronted with making decisions as to whether a dog is a bona fide “service animal”, an “emotional support […]