In Estrada v. Royalty Carpet Mills, Inc., 76 Cal. App. 5th 685 (2022), the California Court of Appeal, in relevant part, reversed a trial court’s order decertifying a subclass
Continue Reading California Court of Appeals are Split on Whether Employers Can Dismiss a PAGA Claim Based on Manageability

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge recently ruled that a California law (Assembly Bill 979) requiring California corporations to implement race and LGBT quotas for their board of directors is
Continue Reading Judge Rules That Race and LGBT Quotas for Corporate Board Members Violate the California Constitution

On Jan. 31, 2022, the California State Assembly passed AB 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the “FAST Recovery Act.” If passed by
Continue Reading California’s ‘FAST Recovery Act’: The Anticipated Impact on the Restaurant Industry, Franchise Industry, Jobs and Food Prices

On Dec. 16, 2021, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). The ETS updates amend employer requirements for
Continue Reading Cal/OSHA Revises COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards

In true California fashion, the legislature had a busy session that resulted in a number of new employment-related statutes and amendments being passed just in time for the holidays and
Continue Reading California Employers Will Ring in The New Year With More Coal Than Presents