In this episode of California Employment News, Lukas Clary and Meagan Bainbridge discuss the erosion of confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements, and what employers can do about it. Continue Reading California Employment News: The Erosion of Confidentiality Clauses in Settlement Agreements

In this episode of California Employment News, Lukas Clary and Meagan Bainbridge discuss recent developments relating to the labor code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and steps that employers can take to mitigate the risk of PAGA exposure. Continue Reading California Employment News – PAGA: The Four-Letter Word of Employment Law

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) adopted a temporary policy in response to the difficulties many individuals experienced with renewing documents.  As part of that temporary policy, employers were permitted to consider expired List B identity documents when completing the Form I-9 (“Employment Eligibility Verification”) which is required for employment in the United States. Continue Reading Department Of Homeland Security Ends the COVID-19 Temporary Policy For Expired List B Identity Documents

The San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance (FFWO) gives certain employees the right to request flexible or predictable work arrangements to assist with caregiving responsibilities. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance on October 8, 2013, and the law became operative on January 1, 2014. Continue Reading San Francisco Passes Amendments to Family-Friendly Workplace Ordinance

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce the launch of California Employment News, a series of short, informational videos designed to keep California employers up-to-date on legal developments in employment law. Continue Reading Best Practices for Employers to Start The New Year