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When Disaster Strikes: How Employers Should Respond to Wildfires

USA - October 31 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: When faced with wildfires or natural disasters, California employers must keep calm, carry on, and continue to meet their…

Jonathan L. Brophy, Miguel A. Ramirez

The NRLB Delivers A Win For Gig Economy Employers By Making It Easier To Classify Workers As Independent Contractors Under The NLRA.

USA - March 6 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: In another employer friendly decision, the NLRB explicitly overruled an Obama administration precedent in emphasizing the…

Termination Pay Penalties: Easy to Incur, Impossible to Reduce?

USA - May 30 2018 Employers must pay “waiting time” penalties for willfully failing to timely pay wages due upon termination. Last week the California Court of…

David D. Kadue

#Time’s Up? Not Yet, For Harassment Claims

USA - February 28 2018 With the #MeToo movement sweeping the nation, California legislators are introducing bills aimed at giving sexual harassment-claimants more legal…

GC Memorandum 18-02 Suggests a More Sane Approach to Independent Contractors

USA - December 18 2017 In GC Memo 18-02, in what may bring some holiday cheer to employers around the country, the newly appointed General Counsel walked back the prior…

Timothy M. Hoppe