California to Invalidate Out of State Non-Compete Agreements

Headshot of attorney for employers, Tal Yeyni

Tal Burnovski Yeyni | Shareholder

September 13, 2023

A new California law (Senate Bill 699) expands a prohibition on non-compete agreements beyond state lines. Current law (Business and Professions Code Section 16600), provides that every contract that restrains anyone from engaging in a

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Fast Food Restaurants Could Disappear Fast

Barry Kurtz | Shareholder

September 16, 2022

Assembly Bill 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act (“FAST Recovery Act,” or the “Act”) became law in California on September 5, 2022. According to the California legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom, the

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California Employers: Minimum Wage Increase July 1, 2022

Sue M. Bendavid | Shareholder

June 30, 2022

Given the current state of inflation, minimum wage increases in many California municipalities will be going into effect as of July 1, 2022. Although a state-wide minimum wage of $15.00 for all employers (regardless of

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New Revenue Rule Affects Franchisors

Barry Kurtz | Shareholder

February 25, 2021

An updated rule issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) will again change when most franchisors can recognize revenue in their financial statements from the sale of their franchises and their collection of initial franchise fees.

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Employers: Notify Employees of Potential COVID-19 Exposure ASAP

Sue M. Bendavid | Shareholder

September 22, 2020

On September 17, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 685, which imposes stringent notice and reporting requirements in the event of COVID-19 exposure in the workplace and expands the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s

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New Guidance for Employers on COVID-19 in the Workplace

Attorney Nicholas Kanter

Nicholas Kanter | Shareholder

July 27, 2020

After several months, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) released updated guidance on COVID-19 in the form of FAQs. The new guidance provides answers to many questions employers face when re-opening the workplace,

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