Employment Law Articles 2009

“Congress Considers ‘Patriot Corporations of America Act’ “

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
December 7 – 20, 2009

Workplace: Union organizers expected benefit. Read Article>>>

“Use of Contractors Carries Hidden Risk for Businesses”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
November 9 – 22, 2009

Labor: Firms can be held liable for labor law violations. Read Article>>>

“Recession Relief: Employers Allowed Salary Flexibility”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
October 12 – 25, 2009

Workplace: California labor commissioner approves temporary pay reduction for exempt workers.
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“Employers Face More Scrutiny on Worker Compliance”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
August 31 – September 13, 2009

Prosecution of Immigration Crime Rises in 2009. Read Article>>>

“Court Limits Employer Options For Avoiding Bias Claims”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
August 3 – 16, 2009

Companies Need to Be Watchful in Promotion Standards. Read Article>>>

“EEOC Issues Best Practices Guidance For Employers”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
July 20 – August 2, 2009

Employees today are often beset with multiple caregiving responsibilities for children and aging parents.
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“Everyone Into The Pool: Court Expands Who Gets Tips”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
June 22 – July 2, 2009

Supreme Court Review Expected for Appellate Ruling. Read Article>>>

“Taking Stimulus Money Requires Following Rules”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
May 11 – 24, 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is infusing billions of dollars into the private sector.
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“Is There a Union in Your Future? Labor Law Reform II”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
March 30 – April 12, 2009

Though the ink is hardly dry on the economic stimulus plan, Congressional Democrats have turn their attention to their next big fight… Read Article>>>

“New COBRA Subsidy is Effective Immediately”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
March 16 – 29, 2009

The economic stimulus package signed by President Obama on Feb. 17 (the official title is “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”) creates a new, temporary employer-paid COBRA subsidy. Read Article>>>

“President Obama Launches Labor Law Reform (Part I)”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From: San Fernando Valley Business Journal
March 2 – 15, 2009

Labor law reform was a central promise of candidate Obama’s platform and President Obama made good on it just nine days into office. Read Article>>>

“Starbucks Glad Marijuana Claim Went Up In Smoke”

By: Richard Rosenberg
From San Fernando Valley Business Journal
January 19 – February 1, 2009

Almost every employer uses some from of written job application. However many employers are unaware of legal requirements governing what types of questions a job seeker may be asked. Read Article>>>

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