By:Richard S. Rosenberg
Jeffrey P. Fuchsman
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
May 11, 2017

Many employers may be surprised to learn that employees must generally be given at least one day off out of seven.

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By:Richard S. Rosenberg
Janet S. Soultanian
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
April 28, 2017

During the Obama Administration, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) began a rule making process to update and increase the minimum salary needed for a person to qualify for an overtime exemption under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

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Partner Katherine A. Hren and Senior Counsel Linda B. Hurevitz will be featured speakers at the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association on May 17, 2017. Katherine and Linda  will focus their presentation on new developments involving California’s Equal Pay Act and related litigation, evolving laws regarding the correct way to compensate piece…

Founding partner Richard S. Rosenberg will be the featured speaker at the May 10th meeting of the Fiduciary Round Table of the San Gabriel Valley. His topic will be a timely one, how does a homeowner avoid being sued by an in-home employee. In this dynamic discussion, Richard will discuss the respective rights and responsibilities…

In a putative wage and hour class action against one of the firm’s well known hotel clients, in which they had previously obtained summary adjudication of Plaintiff’s meal and rest period penalty rate claim (see February 22, 2017 Verdicts/Favorable Outcomes), Richard Rosenberg and David Fishman obtained summary judgment with respect to Plaintiff’s remaining claims. Plaintiff’s…

By:Richard S. Rosenberg
Katherine A. Hren
Philip L. Reznik
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
April 7, 2017

Late last year, Congress made permanent the provisions of a four-year pilot program to provide protection for “whistleblowers” working for federal contractors and their subcontractors.

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By:Richard S. Rosenberg
Jeffrey P. Fuchsman
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
March 31, 2017

In a case of first impression involving commissioned sales employees, the California Court of Appeal recently held that commissioned employees must be paid hourly at the minimum wage for time spent on paid rest breaks or other non-sales duties.

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By: Richard S. Rosenberg
Katherine A. Hren
Justin Youngs
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP Newsletter
March 1, 2017

Effective March 1, 2017 all “single-user toilet facilities” in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or state/local government agency must be identified as available for use by all genders.

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The firm is pleased to announce that Linda Miller Savitt will be honored by the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel at its Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner on June 15, 2017. Linda will be the 2017 Hall of Fame Awardee for her work on behalf of employers. The ASCDC, which was founded in…

Partner Matthew T. Wakefield will be a featured speaker at the March 8th Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Symposium. He will participate in a panel discussion on the National Labor Relations Board and potential changes under President Trump’s administration. Panelists will also address various ways in which federal labor laws may…

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