By: Richard S. Rosenberg
John J. Manier
Jeffrey P. Fuchsman
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
May 31, 2018
In a long-awaited decision issued last week, the United States Supreme Court has given a “green light” to employers who want to require employees to sign arbitration agreements waiving the employee’s right to pursue or participate in a class action lawsuit.

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On April 11, 2018, the Los Angeles Paralegal Association once again coordinated a “hot topic” MCLE that was “well attended and well received” at the National University campus in Woodland Hills. The event was sponsored by Aptus Court Reporters (www.aptusCR.com). Presented by Katherine A. Hren, Esq., Partner at Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, the room…

By: Richard S. Rosenberg
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
May 3, 2018
A stunning new decision by the California Supreme Court adopts a extremely broad, pro-worker standard for determining whether to classify a worker as an employee or independent contractor under California’s Wage Orders.

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By: Stephanie B. Kantor
Richard S. Rosenberg
From: Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP
Newsletter
March 1, 2018
In September 2017, President Trump had announced his intent to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”), an immigration program which protected from deportation certain undocumented immigrants illegally brought to the United States as children.

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Katherine Hren will be a featured speaker at the April 11, 2018 meeting of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association. The meeting is titled #Metoo Sexual Harassment and the Respectful Workplace. Ms. Hren’s presentation will focus on navigating through the complex world of sex harassment, bullying in the workplace and “me too” issues. Attendees will learn about recent trends…

Founding Partner Richard S. Rosenberg will be a featured speaker at the 38th Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium put on by the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  He will be participating on a panel on the topic of Organizing Labor in the Age of the Gig Economy.  The program is going to be held…

Senior counsel David J. Fishman and associate Janet S. Soultanian successfully argued against an outside salesperson claiming unpaid wages pursuant to a written contract, waiting time penalties, liquidated and interest amounting to over $4,000 in a claim filed with the California Labor Commissioner against her former employer, a pharmacy. She recalled she worked 8 hours…

For the second year, Linda will be the Co-Chair of the Los Angeles ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) Masters in Trial program. The event is scheduled for June 22, 2018 at Southwestern Law School. The Masters in Trial program is a full day event where experienced trial attorneys from ABOTA present an entire case…

Matt Wakefield and Nicole Haynes were featured speakers at the annual Mecklenburg County Bar Labor and Employment Law program. They presented What Every Non-Labor Lawyer Needs to Know About Labor Law. Matt and Nicole discussed how the National Labor Relations Act applies to most private sector employers, even those with a non-union workforce. The program…

John Golper, Of Counsel to the Firm , has been elected by his colleagues as Vice- President ( representing Management) for the Orange County Chapter of the Labor   and Employment Relations Association (OC LERA)  for the 2018 -2019 terms. The Labor and Employment Relations Association was founded in 1947 and is the singular organization in…

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