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Lukas Clary is a shareholder in the firm’s Labor and Employment and Litigation practice groups.  Lukas has experience representing clients in all aspects of employment litigation.  He regularly handles claims involving allegations of workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, unpaid overtime and wages, missed meal and rest periods, and class actions.

The executive pay exemption is one of three so-called “white-collar” pay exemptions that exempt certain employees from state and/or federal overtime, minimum wage, and meal and rest break requirements. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary review this exemption in part 2 of this 4-part pay exemption series on California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: The Executive Pay Exemption

The recent 9th Circuit opinion in US Chamber of Commerce v. Bonta struck down AB 51, determining that it was preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary review how this decision impacts the use of mandatory arbitration agreements for California employers in this episode of California Employment News.Continue Reading California Employment News: The State of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in California Employment