October 11, 2017

In Williams v. Superior Court (Marshalls), the California Supreme Court allowed state-wide discovery of Marshalls’ employees’ contact information, without the representative plaintiff first having to make any showing that his individual claims had merit or that there w...

July 28, 2017

On July 17, 2017, the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) released an updated Form I-9. Employers will need to adapt to the change and use the new form by no later than September 18, 2017 or face the possibility of large fines. Additional information...

February 1, 2017

The City of Los Angeles recently became the latest city in California to “ban the box” when the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring went into effect. This initiative prohibits private employers in Los Angeles from “inquiring or seeking a job applicant's crimi...

December 2, 2016

Each year presents new challenges for employers regarding compliance with California employment laws. Below is an overview of some of the key provisions taking effect on January 1, 2017.

Minimum Wage

Under existing law, California’s minimum wage for all industr...

October 27, 2016

Current California Law 

Many employment agreements used by employers who operate nationwide contain “forum selection” and “choice of law” provisions that require employees to litigate any disputes in the state where the employer’s corporate headquarters is located.  C...

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