For those employers who had all but given up hope of receiving relief from the courts, the California Supreme Court recently provided a glimmer of hope with its holding in Duran v. U.S. Bank.

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Hidden Effects Of New California Minimum Wage Law

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Employers Beware – Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

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California employers wrestling with how to control the social media of their staff now have some guidance concerning permitted discipline of rogue employees.

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In California, an employee that works more than five hours a day must be provided with a meal break of not less than 30 minutes. (IWC Orders; Labor Code Section 512.)  A second meal break of not less than 30 minutes is required if the employee works more than ten hours a day.  (Labor Code […]

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Fired employees are often a source of problems for a business, especially when those ex-employees choose to bad-mouth their former employer. While some employers may simply ignore allegations that terminations were based on racism, sexism or ageism, other employers choose to take legal action. One such employer is Overhill Farms, Inc., which chose to terminate […]

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