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Fired City Employee Prevails on Claim of Retaliation for Taking Medical Leave

August 31, 2023

Fired City Employee Prevails on Claim of Retaliation for Taking Medical Leave

​Takeaway: Where an employer gave inconsistent reasons for the timing of and motivation for its decision to ...

August 15, 2023

Companies Should Nail Down Precise Business Reasons for Workplace Policies

Employers will need to think carefully about how to defend some of their corporate policies, such as ones about cam...

August 3, 2023

What Employers Should Know About the Updated Form I-9

Employers must switch to the new version of the employment eligibility form by Nov. 1 United States Citizenship an...

June 1, 2023

Seven Steps to Comply with the CCPA

Getting into compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) can seem like an overwhelming task. Af...

February 15, 2023

DOL Explains When FLSA, FMLA Cover Remote Employees

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a field assistance bulletin (FAB) on Feb. 9 to clarify the application of...

February 1, 2023

The Three Biggest PAGA Questions California Employers Have for 2023

California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) gives employees the right to prosecute lawsuits against the...

January 3, 2023

IRS Boosts Standard Mileage Rate for 2023

The IRS is once again raising the standard mileage rate. The agency, on Dec. 29, announced that the 2023 business s...

December 14, 2022

California Court Limits Permissibility of Time Rounding

Rounding is the practice of capturing time entries and converting them to the closest five, 10, or 15-minute equiva...

November 2, 2022

4 Wage and Hour Problems as Daylight Saving Time Ends

Time change represents an opportunity to examine timekeeping practices for nonexempt employees. On Sunday, Nov. 6, ...

October 13, 2022

New California Law Expands Pay Scale Disclosure, Pay Data Reporting

Legislation signed by Governor Gavin Newsom last week requires employers to make pay scales available to job applic...

July 1, 2022

California Laws Generally Apply Only within Borders of State

Since the pandemic, my company has been allowing employees to work from home. Without informing our human resources...