The Labor & Employment Law Blog

A precedential decision last week by the California Court of Appeal may leave some employers feeling like no good deed goes unpunished. That decision ruled that a jury would have to decide if an employer willfully violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FRCA”) by letting a non-attorney manager communicate with outside lawyers to ensure that its background checks were in

On May 7, 2022 (Yes, that was a Saturday), CalOSHA issued a Fact Sheet and updated Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”) to align with, and explain, its revised Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”) for preventing and responding to COVID-19 in the workplace.
Among other things, the FAQs contain the various tables outlined below, which provide the isolation and quarantine periods (aka “exclusion

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) adopted a temporary policy in response to the difficulties many individuals experienced with renewing documents.  As part of that temporary policy, employers were permitted to consider expired List B identity documents when completing the Form I-9 (“Employment Eligibility Verification”) which is required for employment in the United States.
The

The San Francisco Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance (FFWO) gives certain employees the right to request flexible or predictable work arrangements to assist with caregiving responsibilities. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance on October 8, 2013, and the law became operative on January 1, 2014.
On March 14, 2022, the City of San Francisco amended

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce the launch of California Employment News, a series of short, informational videos designed to keep California employers up-to-date on legal developments in employment law.
In California Employment News, attorneys from Weintraub’s Labor and Employment Practice Group discuss legal updates and a wide range of employment law topics to help California employers manage their

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce the launch of California Employment News, a series of short, informational videos designed to keep California employers up-to-date on legal developments in employment law.
In this inaugural episode, Weintraub employment attorneys Meagan Bainbridge and Lukas Clary discuss best practices for employers to implement regularly, such as at the beginning of the year.
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