EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

Topics for this Month include:

  • Enacted California Employment-Related Bills
  • DOL’s Final Regulations on New Salary Thresholds for Exemptions
  • Meal and Rest Break Questions Certified to CA Supreme Court
  • No Unpaid Wage Recovery in a Pure PAGA Action
  • Rulings on On-Duty Meal Periods
  • Franchisor Held Not Liable as Joint Employer
  • And more . . .

Legislative/Regulatory Update

We are in the home stretch! Governor Newsom has until October 13, 2019 to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature which, unless otherwise specified, will go into effect on January 1, 2020.  Read More

EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW: LEGAL UPDATE FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS

Topics for this Month include:

  • Reminder – de minimis doctrine generally doesn’t work in California
  • Reminder – no magic words to be a whistleblower
  • Undergoing Medical Testing to Determine Whether Have a Disability Protected
  • Employers Don’t Have to Pay for Slip-Resistant Shoes
  • Update on California Employment-Related Bills
  • And more . . .

Recent Case Law

Ninth Circuit Confirms Federal De Minimis Doctrine Not a Defense to CA Wage and Hour Claims

Following the recent California Supreme Court decision Troester v. Read More

ERIC J. PALMER

ERIC J. PALMER is an Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California office.  Mr. Palmer has extensive experience litigating in state and federal court in a wide variety of matters, including wage and hour class-action and PAGA lawsuits, as well as matters involving alleged discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and defamation.

Practice Areas
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
Education 

J.D., University of  San Diego School of Law, 2003
B.S., University of California San Diego, 2000

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of California Read More

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