On Sept. 28, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 606 (SB 606), which, among other things, creates two new categories of California Division of
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In most contexts, employees should have a low expectation of privacy in the workplace. Their computers, desks, and other common areas may be subject to strict company control and their
Continue Reading Is it Secret, Is it Safe? What Employers Need to Know About the California Privacy Rights Act

California employers have been grappling with the difficult and fact-intensive issue of classifying their workers as employees or independent contractors ever since the California Supreme Court issued its landmark 2018
Continue Reading Ninth Circuit Holds AB-5 Applies to Motor Carrier Workers in California

As States “reopen” and employees “return to work,” employers are presented with a fresh opportunity to revisit their pre-pandemic policies. McKinsey reported in the fall of 2020 that women, LGBTQ
Continue Reading Mission Possible: Revamp and Reeducate for Prevention of Workplace Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

California recently enacted an employee recall law that may substantially affect employers in the tourism and travel industries amid the emerging post-Covid-19 economy. On the heels of Governor Gavin Newsom’s
Continue Reading A Recall to Arms after Covid-19 – Some California Employers Must Offer Rehire to Laid-off Employees

You are invited to listen to Episode 11 of GT’s The Performance Review – California Labor & Employment Podcast, “All’s Fair in Employment & Housing: Current Litigation Trends and
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