So, we finally have some guidance from the California Court of Appeal regarding whether an employer lawfully may terminate an employee for refusing to be vaccinated (in this case, against the flu). Here’s the scoop:
Remote Worker Challenges
In this episode, Jen discusses how effectively to manage remote workers and when to pull the plug.
What is a Wage Order?
In this episode, Jen explores the Industrial Welfare Commission’s Wage Orders and explains why employers must know which one(s) applies to their business.
Form I-9s and FMLA Posters
So, it’s been a busy few weeks in the employment law universe. Here are two developments:
Understanding “Workers’ Compensation Leave”
In this episode, Jen explains why “workers’ compensation leave” doesn’t exist, and how to manage employees who are off for work-related injuries or illnesses.
Why Can Everyone Be Classified as “Exempt”?
In this episode, Jen discusses why most employees must be treated as “non-exempt,” and paid (among other things) applicable overtime.
Intensive Workshop: Conducting Effective Internal Investigations
Limited spots for our “Internal Investigation Intensive” are now available!
Performance Management in the REAL World
In this episode, Jen tells the truth about managing employee performance, and offers tools to help leaders get it done.
The Top 5 Ways to Stay Out of Court
In this episode, Jen highlights the five things all employers should do to avoid employment law liability.
How to Respond to Layoff Fears
In this episode, Jen provides tools for leadership to address employees’ fears about potential layoffs and the economy.
Hiring Teens For The Summer
Some employers need additional employees to work during the summer, and teenagers on break from school can be a good fit for those needs.
Separation Agreements and the NLRA
On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision affecting all employers who offer separation agreements to outgoing employees – regardless of whether their workforce is unionized.
More Arbitration News for California Employers
On June 16, 2022, we posted about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana. There, the Court struck down the waiver in Viking’s arbitration agreement of Moriana’s right to bring a representative PAGA claim.
Using Strategic Thinking to Drive Success
In this episode, Jen discusses why she started Shaw Law Group and how strategic thinking has made the firm so successful.
More California Meal Period Guidance
In this episode, Jen and fellow Shaw Law Group wage-hour guru Megan Donaghey discuss recent court guidance addressing California’s meal period rules.