6 06, 2019

CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE 2019

By | 2019-06-06T07:40:06-08:00 June 6th, 2019|Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW UPDATE 2019

Even though we are well into 2019, it is important for employers to be aware of and understand the importance and ramifications of the changes to California’s employment law landscape, which can affect their day to day operations. Some highlighted changes in California law are discussed below. The experienced employment law attorneys at Gehres Law [...]

28 05, 2019

HOW DOES PAGA EFFECT EMPLOYERS IN CALIFORNIA?

By | 2019-07-19T07:43:28-08:00 May 28th, 2019|Labor & Employment Law, Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW DOES PAGA EFFECT EMPLOYERS IN CALIFORNIA?

Introduction This article provides guidance to employers in understanding and defending against claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (“PAGA), Labor Code § 2699 et seq. Under PAGA, aggrieved employees are allowed to step into the State’s shoes, specifically California’s Labor & Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), to bring legal actions against employers for [...]

24 05, 2019

Corporate Leaders’ Duty of Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest in California

By | 2019-05-24T08:30:18-08:00 May 24th, 2019|Business Law, Commercial Law, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Corporate Leaders’ Duty of Loyalty and Conflicts of Interest in California

This article outlines the duty of loyalty imposed on corporate leaders, how the business judgment rule provides protection against liability for directors if they act with reasonable care, and how conflicts of interest should be handled by corporate leaders. I. Duty of Loyalty California law imposes certain fiduciary duties on officers and directors of a [...]

31 05, 2018

Dynamex v. Superior Court: What the Independent Contractor Decision Means for Your Business

By | 2019-05-22T12:30:47-08:00 May 31st, 2018|Business Contracts, Business Law, Civil Litigation, Contract law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Dynamex v. Superior Court: What the Independent Contractor Decision Means for Your Business

The California Supreme Court’s April 30 ruling in Dynamex v. Superior Court is being described as a “game-changer,” “seismic shift,” and “a case that could have wide ramifications” for businesses relying on independent contractors. Those operating in the “gig” or “shared” economy, such as ridesharing apps and delivery services, will likely feel the largest impacts [...]

17 04, 2018

What to Look for in a Business Attorney

By | 2018-05-31T08:54:23-08:00 April 17th, 2018|Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Corporate Law, Family Law, Labor & Employment Law, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on What to Look for in a Business Attorney

Every business owner needs a reliable business lawyer. You have seen the articles – including our own – outlining what to look for in a business attorney. Experience, expertise, communication, professionalism, and availability are absolute musts. But what if you’re considering several different attorneys who all appear to have the foundational traits? Let us help [...]