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Ryan C. Bykerk focuses his practice on helping clients develop strategies that meet their case-specific and larger business objectives, and has broad litigation experience in both federal and state court. His practice primarily involves defending employers in wage and hour class / representative actions and individual actions asserting violations of federal and state employment law, but extends to general, commercial, and financial litigation.

As a co-host of The Performance Review, a Greenberg Traurig Podcast about California Labor and Employment Law, Ryan offers insight and discusses the latest trends and developments in California Labor & Employment law.


The California State Legislature gave employers many new bills to address on Jan. 1, 2023 (see GT Alert), but not all appear in the Labor Code. One

Continue Reading When They’ve Got to Go (Let Them): What Employers Should Know about California’s New Restroom Access Law

On March 19, 2021, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed SB 95 into law, once again requiring employers to provide California employees with paid sick leave in connection with COVID-19. Under SB
Continue Reading Statewide COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Returns to California

Much has been written cautioning employers about the twin holdings of Donohue v. AMN Services LLC, in which the California Supreme Court said on Feb. 25 that employers “cannot
Continue Reading Rethinking Meal Break Class Certification After Calif. Ruling