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New CA Supreme Court Decision Could have Big Effect on Arbitration Agreements

On July 17, 2023, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in the case of Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”). The Uber case centers on how employee arbitration agreements can impact an employee’s ability to bring a PAGA lawsuit against a current or former employer. A quick primer for those of you have […]

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary

Last night the President signed into law a sweeping legislative package in response to the COVID-19 epidemic called “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” The Act contains leave provisions applicable to private employers with fewer than 500 employees, as well as some governmental employers. The act also provides some important relief for individuals who are […]

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Employers…Avoid the Common Mistakes in Hiring Based on Criminal Background Checks.

By Rodrigo J. Torres, Esq. As part of an effort to hire the most desirable applicants, many employers run criminal background checks on applicants. While most employers are familiar with the required notices and disclosures before running background checks, many may not be familiar with California’s requirements that apply whenever an employer makes an employment […]

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