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Archive for April, 2015


New and Improved We are proud to present a fully overhauled office website. In addition to updated attorney profiles, our firm’s experience and values, and available services, we offer a several pages on the history and evolution of employment law as well as a News section containing a fully compiled and indexed library of over […]

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California Law Protects Undocumented Employees From Workplace Discrimination

As we have described in California’s Expanded Immigration-Related Protections and California Extends Protections for Whistleblowing Employees, several California laws protect employees, regardless of undocumented status, from actual or threatened retaliation for demanding workplace rights. These state protections of immigrant workers, some of the strongest nationwide, would seem at odds with the federal law (Title 8, […]

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California Sick Leave Benefit “Clean-up” Legislation Introduced

Proposed Amendments Aim to Modify the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act Prior to Its July 1, 2015 Effective Date: Our article “Mandatory Paid Sick Leave For California Employees” (Mandatory article) describes the California’s Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the Act) which on July 1, 2015 will require all California employers — regardless of […]

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San Francisco Minimum Wage Escalates to $12.25 on May 1, 2015

City Employers Must Also Post Poster Specifying this Requirement Commencing May 1, 2015, all employers (regardless of where located) must pay wages of at least $12.25 per hour to each employee who performs work in San Francisco (including temporary and part-time employees). As discussed in our prior blog article San Francisco Minimum Wage Escalates to […]

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Heat Illness Prevention Amendments Are Likely to Take Effect May 1, 2015

Likely to Take Effect May 1, 2015 — The Heat Is On For California Employers As referenced in our previous article, Required Heat Illness Prevention for Outdoor Worksites, California’s heat illness safety regulations currently require employers with outdoor workers to provide access to ample drinking water and a shaded rest area when the temperature exceeds 85 […]

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