In a case not handled by Attorneys Dell & Schaefer, but which can be utilized to our clients’ advantage in the future, a Long Term Disability (LTD) Claimant has earned a partial victory against Standard Insurance Company.
Companies have a lot to lose if they misclassify employees as independent contractors. The affected workers can sue you (individually or as a class) for any number of wage and hour violations.
An employer cannot be held liable for failure to prevent sexual harassment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) if there is no actionable sexual harassment, the California Court of Appeal has ruled.
In November 2014, Oakland voters passed Measure FF, which went into effect on March 2, 2015, and made changes to the City’s minimum wage, paid sick leave laws and hospitality service charges.
California employers can be forgiven for feeling like they have a giant target on their backs.