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

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

EXHIBITOR: PROFESSIONALS IN HUMAN RESOURCES ASSOCIATION’S (PIHRA) CALIFORNIA HR CONFERENCE

February 16th, 2019/By Admin/In Firm Events

Tharpe & Howell, LLP will be an exhibitor at the Professionals in Human Resources Association – California HR Conference to be held at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California, from August 25, 2019 through August 28, 2019. With more than 2,000 practitioners, presenters, and providers in attendance, this conference is the 2nd largest regional conference in the nation and features top legal and HR professionals who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences about the challenges faced by HR leaders in today’s litigious environment.  Read More