California Employers: Minimum Wage Increase July 1, 2022

attorney Sue m. Bendavid

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

attorney Sue m. Bendavid

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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Why Should I Get My Estate Planning Done Now?

Kira S. Masteller | Shareholder

January 29, 2020

Last Sunday I learned that my mother’s dear friend who is very active, hikes daily, gardens daily, does senior yoga weekly, eats a healthy diet, and has many volunteer and social commitments that keep her

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Goodbye 1099; Hello Employer Uncertainty

Last year (April 2018) the California Supreme Court rocked the boat with the seminal Dynamex decision, which created very high barriers for companies who utilize independent contractors. On September 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed

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