Admissibility of a Plaintiff’s Immigration Status in California Employment and Personal Injury Cases

Undocumented workers may be more incentivized now to seek redress for wrongful employment practices, notwithstanding their immigration status.

Overtime Compensation Rights for Live-in Personal Care Attendants

On January 1, 2014, the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights went into effect. This law regulates working hours of “personal attendants” who provide care and support for individuals.

Out to Sea Without An Anchor? Analyzing Emotional Distress Damages Without Corresponding Economic Damages

By all accounts, emotional distress is legally and physically tangible. When it legally exists, the challenge is evaluating how much an employer should pay for it.

Rockin’ the Joint Session

Are you missing opportunities to resolve your employment litigation because you decline a joint session during mediation?

You Won! Now What? Three Tips When Applying for Prevailing Party Fees

However you do it, you need to convince the court that you won the case.

Employment Law at the Movies: You Can’t Go Wrong Watching These Workplace Documentaries

“Inequality for All”: This movie adds new perspective to this year’s discussion on raising the federal minimum wage.

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  • It's About People

    It’s About People

    I’d like to take this opportunity to give a heartfelt THANK YOU to Lisa Reep, who will be retiring this month as Executive Director.

  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    For a change of pace in your reading matter for the summer, we asked our membership to write about, or let themselves be interviewed about, their hobbies.

  • Inside: Guest Editor's Column, July 2014

    Inside: Guest Editor’s Column, July 2014

    Somewhere a little past the midpoint in our career, we find ourselves planning for the future and beginning to think of our succession plan, but also glancing into the past and at what we have accomplished.

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