May 02nd, 2017/By Admin/In Blog
Firm Partner Robert Freedman and other respected guest panelists recently spoke on the topic of Creative Settlements: Out-of-the-Box Thinking to Obtain Resolution during the CLM March Webinar Series. During their presentation, the panel explored the dynamics of resolving problem cases which would benefit by non-traditional and “out-of-the-box” strategies.
April 07th, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG
Topics for this Month include: – New Employment Legislation Introduced in California – Status of OSHA Reporting Regulations & Repeal of Blacklisting Executive Order – Possible Expansion of FMLA – Update on Law on Employment Arbitration/Class Action Waiver Agreements – Protection of Internal Whistleblowing – Second Meal Period Waivers for Healthcare Workers Clarified LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE California Bills to Watch More employment-related legislation was introduced during the first quarter of 2017. Here are some of the bills now pending in California for employers to keep an eye on: SB 63: Expands the CFRA to employers with 20 or more employees within More
March 03rd, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG
Topics for this Month include: – New Employment Legislation Introduced in California – Congress’ Attempts to Block DOL Regulations – A Possible National Right to Work Law – Compensating Commission-Based Employees for Rest Breaks – Updates on Challenges to Immigration Ban and DOL’s Fiduciary Rule – Harassing Hugging – Arbitration Clauses in Collective Bargaining Agreements – And more! LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE California Bills to Watch The new two-year legislative cycle has begun, and employment-related bills are already being introduced. Here are three that were proposed in December to keep an eye on: SB 62: Expands the persons and purposes for More
February 02nd, 2017/By Admin/In Blog, SBSBLOG
Topics for this Month include: – City of Los Angeles’ “Ban the Box” Ordinance – Ruling on DOL Overtime Regulations Fast Tracked – Recordkeeping requirements for OSHA Workplace Injury Records – EEOC’s Proposed Harassment Enforcement Guidance – Requirements for Providing Rest Breaks Clarified by California Supreme Court – U.S. Supreme Court to Review (Again) Class Action Waivers – FCRA Disclosure Notice Cannot Include Liability Waiver LEGISLATIVE/REGULATORY UPDATE The City of Los Angeles “Bans the Box” Effective January 1, 2017, most employers with more than ten (10) employees who work, on average, at least two hours per week within the City More
February 01st, 2017/By Admin/In Blog
Firm Partner Robert M. Freedman is pleased to provide you with his comments concerning a litigation strategy used by many in the plaintiffs’ bar. For those who have dealt with this tactic, it is a lesson learned. For those who have not yet faced it, we hope this information will allow you to identify and deal with it early. Please click here for the full article: Reptile Litigation.