California Employment Law Report

California Employment Law Report

The latest litigation trends, court decisions, & issues on California Employment Law

Tag Archives: Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

Friday’s Five: I’m now legally “old”

Posted in Uncategorized
The law has to define certain terms and categories of people in order to make legal concepts predictable so people and companies can adjust their actions accordingly.  However, after turning 40 years old this month, the definition of “old” hits home with me.  According to the law, I’m old.  Moving on quickly, this Friday’s Five… Continue Reading

Friday’s Five: Five answers to common questions about severance pay and severance agreements

Posted in Best Practices For California Employers, Employee Handbooks, Wage & Hour Law, Wrongful Termination
Severance pay is not required under California law. However, employers who have potential disputes with employees that are leaving employment should consider whether offering severance pay in exchange for a signed severance agreement containing a release of claims against the company may be useful in avoiding costly litigation. Here are answers to five common questions… Continue Reading