Employment Law Articles 2008

“Wage Laws Apply To Out of State Workers Working in CA”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
December 22, 2008 – January 4, 2009

California business owners have to contend with some of the nation’s toughest and costliest overtime pay regulations.
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“Meal and Rest Period Obligations in a State of Flux”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
November 24 – December 7, 2008

In the past three years, California employers have paid out hundreds of millions in settlement class action cases where  it was alleged that the employer did not comply strictly with the state’s complex rules involving meal and rest periods.
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“California Supreme Court Nixes Most Non-Compete Agreements”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
September 15, 2008

When it comes to employment laws, California is among the most employee friendly jurisdictions anywhere. Read Article>>>

“Bias Charges Up Sharply As Settlements on the Rise”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
July 21 – August 3, 2008

According to a recent press release by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), discrimination charges are at their highest level in 5 years. Read Article>>>

“Diversity and the Bottom Line”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: Greater Los Angeles Leadership Exchange
July 2008

Managing the Tension Between Billable Hours and Workplace Inclusiveness Requirements. Read Article>>>

“Employers Have New Role In Cell Phone Driving Law”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
June 9, 2008

On July 1, 2008, the awaited California Wireless Telephone Automobile Safety Act finally goes into effect.  Read Article>>>

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