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Changes In Sexual Harassment Laws Article
Employment Law

Changes in California’s Sexual Harassment Laws

June 29, 2016

Changes in California’s Sexual Harassment Laws California has been on the forefront of protecting workers’ rights. As early as 1959,… Read More Changes in California’s Sexual Harassment Laws

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Minimum Wage Increase
Employment Law

California Legislature Passes Historic Minimum Wage Increase

April 5, 2016

On April 4th, Gov. Jerry Brown signed S.B. 3 into law, a historic measure by the California legislature which will… Read More California Legislature Passes Historic Minimum Wage Increase

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Walmart Vs. Dukes Case
Employment Law

Supreme Court Decision – Class Action Limits Reach of Wal-Mart v. Dukes

March 31, 2016

In a ruling favorable to class-action plaintiffs, the United States Supreme Court recently held that, in certain circumstances, workers may… Read More Supreme Court Decision – Class Action Limits Reach of Wal-Mart v. Dukes

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SAG-AFTRA & Byron Allen
Employment Law

SAG-AFTRA & Byron Allen Can’t Settle Out Comedians’ Claims

March 29, 2016

NINTH CIRCUIT SAYS UNION SAG-AFTRA AND BYRON ALLEN CAN’T SETTLE OUT COMEDIANS’ CLAIMS FOR BREACH OF THE DUTY OF FAIR… Read More SAG-AFTRA & Byron Allen Can’t Settle Out Comedians’ Claims

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Arbitration & Agreement
Employment Law

Arbitration, Immorality, and Both Supreme Courts

March 1, 2016

On January 5, 2016 the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Baltazar v. Forever 21 Inc. et al., S208345, which… Read More Arbitration, Immorality, and Both Supreme Courts

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Death Knell Doctrine
Employment Law

California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims for “Death Knell” Doctrine

February 11, 2016

In order to protect potential class members’ rights, the “death knell” doctrine permits immediate appeal from a court order denying… Read More California Court of Appeal Finds Dismissal of Claims for “Death Knell” Doctrine

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Taco Bell Logo
Employment Law

Taco Bell Employee Wins Important Victory For Working People

January 21, 2016

November 9, 2016 In an important victory for workers’ rights, the California Court of Appeals refused to order a fast-food… Read More Taco Bell Employee Wins Important Victory For Working People

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Matthew J. Matern, Daily Journal Cover
Employment Law

In The News: Matern Features On Daily Journal Cover

July 20, 2015

Lawyers Warn of Pay Stub Litigation Wave Matthew J. Matern, Daily Journal Cover July 6, 2015 – By Matthew Blake, Daily… Read More In The News: Matern Features On Daily Journal Cover

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Broken Contract, Ended Arbitration
Employment Law

Supreme Court Refuses to Review California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision

June 9, 2015

The information on this website and blog does not constitute legal advice.   For the second time, the United States… Read More Supreme Court Refuses to Review California Supreme Court Arbitration Decision

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