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California Labor Code section 925 remains a potent weapon for departing employees who live and work in California who wish to avoid covenants not to compete.  Often, employers will place
Continue Reading Federal Court in Minnesota finds choice of law provision unenforceable based on California Labor Code section 925

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
Continue Reading Cal/OSHA to California Employers: Get It Right or Pay the Price

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Charles Birenbaum will be the keynote speaker at the Argyle Digital Human Resources California Forum on September 24, 2020.

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Continue Reading Charles Birenbaum is the Keynote Speaker for the Argyle Digital Human Resources California Forum

As California enters Stage 2 of its “Resilience Roadmap” plan to reopen, California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health issued further guidance on June 18, 2020,
Continue Reading California Requires Face Coverings as Coronavirus Cases Increase

California has, for a variety of reasons, become a particularly hostile environment for alternative workforces over the past few years. The court decisions over the past year have been quite aggressive in attacking a variety of independent contractor models. As has been the case, the key items of focus are the control the service recipient exercises over the worker providing the service and the question of integration of the work done into the general activities of the business to whom the services were provided.
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