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R. Scott Brink

Labor & Employment Labor & Employment New Year Round-Up: What to Expect in 2022

Expansions to the California Family Rights Act Effective January 1, 2022, Assembly Bill 1033 (AB 1033) adds “parent-in-law” to the list of persons that an employee may take time off to care for, pursuant to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA). AB 1033 also recasts the notice provisions of the small employer family leave mediation […]

Labor & Employment California Employers’ Road Map to Reopening the Physical Workplace

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 […]

Corporate COVID-19 Economic Relief Programs Update

The Paycheck Protection Loan Program The program streamlines the Small Business Administration (SBA) loan process for businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The loan is non-recourse except to the extent that the borrower uses the proceeds for a purpose not authorized under the act and no personal guaranty is required. The typical SBA requirement that […]

Labor & Employment Labor & Employment New Year Round-Up: What to Expect in 2020

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 […]

Labor & Employment Law360: Employee NLRA Rights – No Rush to Post

Scott Brink’s article titled "Employee NLRA Rights – No Rush to Post" was published by Law360. It discusses a controversial new rule requiring private sector employers to post a notice instructing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.