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Most private employers do NOT have the right to request an employee’s criminal history. However, there are exceptions.
Highlights of the July 2015 Contra Costa Lawyer Employment Law edition include articles on updated California workplace regulations, unpaid interns, BYOD and more.
“Inequality for All”: This movie adds new perspective to this year’s discussion on raising the federal minimum wage.
The LAS-ELC offers low-income workers throughout California free and confidential information regarding their employment rights through its Workers’ Rights Clinic.
On May 10th, the Employment Law Section held an MCLE breakfast on the topic of: Violence in the Workplace: Employer Obligations, Legal Issues and Threat Assessments.
Highlights of the April 2013 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles about employment law basics, employment tax and more.
As advisors to business clients and in many instances employers themselves, attorneys face the daunting task of keeping current with numerous employment laws and regulations. The last session of the California legislature added to the mix. What follows is a summary of some newly enacted employment legislation that may affect attorneys and their clients.
Employment claims are very frequent and chances are that every employer will face them as part of doing business at one or more times during the existence of its business.
Highlights of the June 2016 Contra Costa Lawyer – Criminal Law edition include the story of a fictitious family that had a brush with the law. Guest Editor Mary P. Carey and her fellow authors give the reader a well rounded view of the ramifications from perspectives of: the District Attorney, immigration attorney, defense attorney, juvenile law attorney , a juvenile Justice’s perspective, family law and employment law attorneys.
For parents, and especially new parents, are you sure you have claimed all of your applicable family/child tax benefits?
It is important to remember that what may seem like an innocent “like,” post, check-in or picture may end up being used as evidence against in a divorce or child custody proceeding.
Employment attorneys need to be familiar with the pros and cons of arbitration, its requirements and limitations, as well as the legal theories to invalidate such agreements.
Is bias an ethical issue? The answer to this question is increasingly “yes.” In the past 20 years, many states have passed disciplinary rules prohibiting discrimination by lawyers.
Highlights of the September 2014 Contra Costa Lawyer edition include articles on overtime compensation, emotional distress damages, prevailing party fees and more.
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.