In only two months, California employers have experienced an unprecedented disruption to business and the adoption and implementation of myriad new laws aimed at remedying the economic effects of COVID-19 and limiting its spread. But even now, as California lawmakers from the Governor to local mayors agree that it is time for California to get […]
Several new pieces of California legislation will take effect on the first day of the new year, impacting nearly all employers and how they handle worker classification, discrimination disputes, arbitration agreements, and union organizing. Our round-up will help you determine which key issues may impact you in 2020; contact us to be sure you’re ready […]
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 […]
Marta Fernandez and Patricia DeSantis wrote the article “Employers Must Prepare to be Ambushed by Unions,” published in the Daily Journal.
Patricia DeSantis co-authored an article for The Recorder, “Employers, Sit Tight and Wait for ‘Brinker.’” The article summarizes the oral arguments and potential outcome of Brinker v. Superior Court, a case before the California Supreme Court concerning an employer’s obligation to ensure that employees are not working during mandated meal and rest breaks.
Patricia DeSantis co-authored an article for Law360, “Providing A Seat And Time To Eat To Calif. Employees.” The article discusses the issues involved in Brinker v. Superior Court and how it will affect employment law and litigation in California.