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Legal Advisor – TELEWORK NOT FOREVER

2020-10-14T04:59:44-07:00October 14th, 2020|

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has provided guidance stating that Employers who accommodated employees by giving them permission to work remotely during the COVID crisis are NOT required to continue remote telework for employees.

Legal Advisor – EXPANDED PAID SICK LEAVE

2020-09-24T00:25:23-07:00September 22nd, 2020|

Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867, which gives all California workers who test positive for COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus that causes the disease access to paid sick time for the rest of 2020

Legal Advisor – VIRTUAL MEETINGS

2020-09-02T10:59:55-07:00September 2nd, 2020|

Covid 19 has changed doing business in new and sometimes challenging ways. The old face-to-face meeting has become history in many places, especially with legal matters.

Legal Advisor – Trending Lawsuits Increase

2020-09-22T17:16:37-07:00August 15th, 2020|

Employee lawsuits are rising in California due to the new laws enacted related to the Coronavirus. In California employment is "at will" (unless you are under a contract) and employers may terminate employees with or without a reason at anytime with or without notice.

Legal Advisor – Why Retain Documents?

2020-07-22T03:09:35-07:00July 22nd, 2020|

Every business should have a Document Retention Policy in place for their own use and in case of a lawsuit. Companies have a right to review emails and other communications exchanged between employees. This can only be done if the information is stored and kept.

Legal Advisor – Business Re-Open Checklist

2020-06-11T21:26:28-07:00June 11th, 2020|

As An Employer You Must Respond to a Variety of issues to Maintain and Re-Open Operations During the COVID-19 Outbreak Since this situation is unpredictable you, as an employer, must  take a number of actions to ensure your business practices follow local and state guidelines

Legal Advisor – Get it in writing

2020-05-02T13:38:28-07:00April 30th, 2020|

Recently I have been asked questions by people having work done on their homes. Sometimes it is a full remodeling, sometimes it is serious repairs or maybe a new water heater or air conditioning unit. My answer is always the same, for any project or purchase or workers hired

Legal Advisor – Sexual Harassment Training Deadlines!

2020-03-11T00:21:09-07:00February 20th, 2020|

Training Requirements: Effective January 1, 2020, California Employers of five (5) or more employees, including employees who work outside California and/or seasonal workers, received a one-year extension through January 1, 2021 to complete required sexual harassment prevention training for ALL employees.

Why should a company or an individual hire me over another attorney?

2020-02-17T15:07:00-07:00February 17th, 2020|

There are many attorneys in California -- you can’t shake a stick without hitting one.  Attorneys, like in any profession are basically mediocre, some attorneys are simply not qualified unfortunately and then there are the few that excel in the areas that they practice in -- and I am one of those that excels in my areas of practice 

Legal Advisor – Embezzlement Can Sink Your Business

2020-02-18T03:07:07-07:00February 5th, 2020|

Every Business can fall prey to fraud, embezzlement, and other types of scams. That’s how billions of dollars are lost each year; by theft from employees. You hear about it mostly from large corporations, but size is not a guard against theft. An employee can walk away with goods to resell or with money in the form of cash or checks.

Legal Advisor – 7 Tips to Avoid Legal Trouble

2020-02-20T16:15:22-07:00October 28th, 2019|

Want Your Business to Succeed?   Of course all entrepreneurs are optimistic when they form a new business, but there are some common, not-so-obvious mistakes that can spell disaster for any business regardless of size or age. Be smart and take a few simple actions to proactively avoid trouble. The most common mistakes are made by [...]

Legal Advisor – How to Fire an Employee

2020-02-20T16:21:00-07:00September 27th, 2019|

Employment in CA is "at will" which means an employer can hire and fire an employee with or without any reason at any time with or without notice and an employee can leave the same way. If you have a problem employee the sooner you deal with it the better. The situation is likely to get [...]