Best Practices For California Employers

On November 22, 2022, the City of Los Angeles passed the Los Angeles Fair Work Week Ordinance (“LAFWW”) proposing to regulate retail businesses with employees working in the City.  The LAFWW states that there are over 140,000 workers in the retail sector in the “Los Angeles economy.”  The ordinance sets out that “unpredictability of work

In Limon v. Circle K Stores, Inc., the Fifth Appellate District court issued a favorable ruling for California employers regarding the Federal Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and employer background checks.  The appellate court held that a former employee for Circle K, Ernesto Limon, could not pursue a proposed class action against Circle K for

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you are able to spend some time with family this Thanksgiving.  As we enter the holiday season, it is a good time to review employer’s obligations to accommodate requests for time off for holidays and best pay practices during the holiday season.  This Friday’s Five covers five reminders for employers about

The process of separating an employee from a company must be clearly set out and planned in advance.  We recommend developing a separation checklist so that all of the company’s policies are followed, as well as any applicable laws that pertain to the employer and their industry.  This article provides five issues employers should consider

As employers and employees adapt to the new realities of working from home on a permanent or modified basis, employers need to be aware of the employment law issues that arise with such arrangements.  This Friday’s Five covers five items employers should review for employees working from home:

1. Confidentiality and security.

Employers are able

Hope you are having a great summer.  As many employees take (or consider taking) vacation during this summer, employers in California must be aware of unique rules that apply to vacation time. This Friday afternoon, I thought it was an appropriate time to review five potential vacation policy traps for California employers:

1. No use-it-or-lose-it