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California Appellate Rulings Give Employers Some Good News On Break Premiums

USA - December 3 2019 The filing of class actions against California employers for meal and rest break violations remain as prevalent as ever, but the California Courts of...

Michelle Roberts Gonzales.

Did California Ring the Death Knell or the Fight Bell in Trying to Ban Arbitration Agreements with AB 51?

USA - October 29 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed into law 15 bills designed to provide greater employee protections in California. Among those bills...

Katy Bonesio.

California “MeToo” Bills Broaden the Scope of State Civil Rights and Sexual Assault Laws

USA - October 3 2019 Following in the wake of the MeToo movement, two new bills adopted by the California Legislature will expand the temporal scope of state-law...

Michelle Roberts Gonzales.

Out of the Frying Pan: California’s New Contractor Law Answers Some Questions, Creates Many More

USA - September 27 2019 On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill that attempts to settle some of the ambiguity that remained...

Michelle Roberts Gonzales, Ashley King, Felipe Vázquez.

Press the Brakes: Ninth Circuit Withdraws Opinion and Leaves Dynamex’s Retroactivity Issue to California Supreme Court

USA - August 13 2019 The debate about whether the Dynamex decision applies retroactively is alive again thanks to a reverse course by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals...

Ashley King.