EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

May 16th, 2019/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG, Uncategorized

Topics for this Month include:

  • Dynamex is Retroactive per Ninth Circuit
  • Recent Rulings on Arbitration Agreements
  • Using Registered Fictitious Business Name on Paystubs Okay
  • EEO-1 Pay Data Reports due September 30
  • Update on Pending California Employment-Related Bills
  • And more . . .

Recent Case Law

Dynamex “ABC Test” is Retroactive

In interpreting California state law, the federal Ninth Circuit has concluded that the “ABC test” to determine whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor applies retroactively in Vazquez v. Read More

GUEST SPEAKERS: COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL (CIC) HUMAN RESOURCES FORUM

May 16th, 2019/By Admin/In Employment and Labor Law, Firm Events, Workers' Compensation Defense

Firm Partner David Binder and Senior Associate Zena Kalioundji will be featured guest speakers at the Commerce Industrial Counsel (CIC) Human Resources Forum to be held at 6055 East Washington Boulevard in Commerce, California, on May 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.  The topic of their presentation will be “HIPAA What? Compliance: What Employers & HR Professionals Should Know.” Please contact our office if you are interested in attending.

Mr. Binder and Ms. Kalioundji serve clients in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group as well as its Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice Group. Read More

FIRM SPONSORS 2019 SFVBJ WOMEN’S COUNCIL AWARDS

April 10th, 2019/By Admin/In Firm Events, Firm News, Firm News, Uncategorized

Tharpe & Howell, LLP is once again pleased to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2019 San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ) Women’s Council Awards to be held at the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, California, on April 17, 2019.  At this event, women who have made a difference in the San Fernando Valley will be honored for their accomplishments.  Please join us in congratulating these women on their success.

Award Categories include: CEO of the Year, Executive of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Rising Star, Not-For-Profit, Business Owner of the Year, Business Team of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More

Congratulations To Our New Partner

April 08th, 2019/By Admin/In Firm News

Tharpe & Howell, LLP is pleased to announce that David Tetzlaff has become a Partner in the Firm effective February 2019.


David is part of the Firm’s lead Trial team and focuses his practice in the areas of general liability, premises liability, and transportation law (including personal auto and commercial). View Profile » Tharpe & Howell, LLP was founded in 1977, and it has provided legal services to large and medium size corporations (including Fortune 50 companies), insurance companies, small businesses, public entities, and individuals in the areas of general liability, premises liability, product liability, transportation, auto liability defense, workers’ compensation defense, labor and employment law, construction defect/property damage, insurance coverage, bad faith, subrogation, municipal law and liability, regulatory and administrative law, and risk transfer. Read More

GUEST PANELISTS: COMMERCE INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL (CIC) HUMAN RESOURCES FORUM

February 20th, 2019/By Admin/In Employment and Labor Law, Firm Events, Workers' Compensation Defense

Firm Partner David Binder and Senior Associate Zena Kalioundji will be featured guest speakers at the Commerce Industrial Counsel (CIC) Human Resources Forum to be held at 6055 East Washington Boulevard in Commerce, California, on February 27, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.  The topic of their presentation will be “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Q&A, Case Studies and Consequences.” Please contact our office if you are interested in attending.

Mr. Binder and Ms. Kalioundji serve clients in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group as well as its Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice Group. Read More

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