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James R. Redeker
Posted: October 27, 2011

Governor Jerry Brown assured California’s position as one of the most regulated states for employers by signing 22 new employment laws earlier this month. Most of the laws will take effect on January 1, 2012. Some of the more significant of these new laws: · Require that all new hires must be given a statement […]

Filed Under: California, Employment
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal
Posted: October 10, 2011

Last night’s show on bulling on CNN,  AC 360, was remarkable.  It involved bullying in the schools. But it does not stop there. It continues in our workplaces. Sometimes, it is unlawful; for example, if an employee is bullied because of his or her race or sex. Sometimes, it is lawful, because it does not relate to […]

Filed Under: Discrimination
Jonathan A. Segal
Jonathan A. Segal

From Profits Down? Your Risk Aversion May Be High. by Jonathan Segal on October 5, 2011 There has been an astronomic increase in employment litigation. The result is that there is almost an apoplectic fear of litigation. Indeed, because the cost of litigation can be so high, sometimes we try to avoid risk at all cost. But we cannot […]

Filed Under: Employment