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Travis Gemoets

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 […]

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 The California Court of Appeal Further Burdens California Hospitals by Barring Meal Waivers for Employees Working Long Shifts

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 […]

Labor & Employment American Bar Association: Winter 2009 Newsletter: The Employee Free Choice Act Will Usher In a New Era of Unionization, But How Quickly Will it Become Law?

THE EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT WILL USHER IN A NEW ERA OF UNIONIZATION, BUT HOW QUICKLY WILL IT BECOME LAW? by Travis Gemoets ABA’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee News on Employment Law & Litigation, Winter 2009 For thirty years, the number of unionized employees in the American workforce has been in decline. Across […]