President Trump’s l Executive Order 13950 (“EO 13950”) – intended to combat “Race and Sex Stereotyping,” as per the President – may require federal agencies, federal government contractors and subcontractors,
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It seems no region of California has been spared from wildfires or the threat of wildfires in 2020. The one-two punch of scorching wildfires and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has
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Amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a vast number of California employers have shifted their workforces from on-site work environments to “work from home” arrangements. As a result, many California
Continue Reading “Can You Hear Me Now?” Testing the Boundaries of Expense Reimbursement Requirements in California’s New Remote Work Environment

Tuesdays have gained special importance for many California employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s when the California Department of Health (CDPH) announces, via a noon press conference on its YouTube
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On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the California Court of Appeal denied Uber and Lyft’s request to overturn a recent California Superior Court’s preliminary injunction ordering the companies to reclassify their
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