The California state legislature, local government entities, and state and federal courts are constantly changing the environment in which our clients operate on a daily basis and plan their future strategic direction. Staying abreast of new laws, regulations and other legal developments – and analyzing the impact on clients – is what makes our attorneys standout as go-to experts. We share breaking-news information through the timely distribution of Client Alerts, and we encourage you to sign up to receive these updates by completing the subscription information in the left column. Our most recent Client Alerts are provided below, alphabetized by area of law. Prior alerts are available in the annual archives in the left column or via the search function on our website.
Labor and Employment
- Ninth Circuit Blocks California’s AB 51, Reopening the Door for Mandatory Employment ArbitrationMarch 20, 2023Mandatory Arbitration is Alive and Well A big win for California employers was announced February 15, 2023, when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America v. Bonta found that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts California legislature’s attempt to prohibit employers from requiring employees to arbitrate employment ... read more
- The California Employer’s Guide to New 2023 LawsJanuary 20, 2023As we have seen in just the past few weeks of the new year, laws are rapidly changing for employers. Following our Employment Law Update webinars provided to Private Sector and Non-Profit Employers, and Public Entity Employers, our ... read more
- Key Takeaways from the Newly Released Guidance Regarding Pay Transparency in CaliforniaJanuary 11, 2023As we previously reported, California employers have new wage transparency requirements that began January 1, 2023. The signing of read more
- California’s Density Bonus Law – 2023 UpdateJanuary 18, 2023California’s Density Bonus Law provides housing developers with tools to encourage the development of much needed affordable and senior housing. The California Legislature has continued to refine the Density Bonus Law over the past year, with new legislation taking effect on January 1 of this year that provides additional flexibility to developers in meeting the requirements for a density ... read more