A slate of new legislation and court decisions will change the way California employers hire, fire, train, pay, classify and manage employees in 2019. Our round-up of key issues will get you up to speed, and help you navigate which decisions and laws will impact you in the coming year. #MeToo Movement Hits California Employers […]
The legal landscape for California employers continues to evolve at the state and local level – ranging from prohibitions on inquiries into an applicant’s salary and conviction history, additional sexual harassment training requirements, to new immigration obligations. The following is a high-level summary of the most significant changes in state and local labor and employment […]
The California Court of Appeal’s decision in Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, decided on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, landed a severe blow to California’s already struggling Hospitals. In Gerard, the Court invalidated a section of Wage Order 5 relating to meal period waivers in the Health Care Industry which has been relied upon […]
An Nguyen Ruda’s article titled, “Franchisors Should Beware Standardized Noncompetes,” was published by the Daily Journal.
Matt Kenefick and An Nguyen Ruda are authors of a chapter in the book “Inside the Minds: Negotiating and Drafting Employment Agreements, 2014 ed.” published by Aspatore /Thompson Reuters.
On August 13, 2014, San Francisco joined a number of jurisdictions in restricting employer inquiries and use of criminal background information. On February 13, San Francisco passed the “Fair Chance Ordinance,” (“Ordinance”) which applies to private employers with at least 20 employees (located in San Francisco or otherwise). The Ordinance contains a blanket prohibition on […]
An article written by An Nguyen Ruda and Matt Kenefick entitled, “Tread Lightly Pursuing Trade Secret Litigation,” was published by the Daily Journal.