211_David_S_Bradshaw_Sacramento_440x280National workplace law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. congratulates Sacramento Shareholder David S. Bradshaw for being selected as one of the Sacramento Business Journal‘s Best of the Bar 2015. Attorneys named to the list will be honored at a cocktail reception this evening at The Mix Downtown.

The journal designates local attorneys who are nominated

Employers with operations in California – from established corporations to emerging and startup companies – face unique challenges. California law often sets the national trend with employment law developments predating changes across the country. Our biannual breakfast series consists of interactive seminars offered throughout the Golden State aimed at helping participants learn about the latest legal developments and explore ways they may avoid liability by developing preventive strategies. We encourage human resources executives and professionals, in-house counsel and chief executive officers to attend.
Continue Reading You Won’t Want to Miss This! The California Workplace Law Breakfast Series End of Year Update

Four drivers who transported cargo from the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles were misclassified as independent contractors and subjected to illegal paycheck deductions, a California Court of Appeal has held.  Garcia et al. v. Seacon Logix, Inc., No. B248227 (July 16, 2015) (unpublished).  This case reiterates a simple, yet important principle of employment law: notwithstanding the express language in an “Independent Contractor Agreement,” workers are employees—and not independent contractors—if the business controls the manner and means of their work. 
Continue Reading California Court of Appeal Affirms Expense Reimbursement Award to Misclassified Employees

Co-hosted by Juniper Networks and Jackson Lewis P.C., the Collaboratory Series offers interactive workshops designed to highlight “real life” compliance issues and solutions for employers. 2015 has been another year for groundbreaking new decisions and rules from the National Labor Relations Board. Not only did the “quickie election” rule go into effect on April 14th, but the Board has also continued to redefine workplace law in other significant ways. In this session, we will discuss the law, trends and recommendations for employer consideration.
Continue Reading Complimentary Silicon Valley Labor Seminar on September 9, 2015

IMG_0252On July 31, 2015, Associate Stephanie Yang met with Luo Linquan, the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco. The meeting was conducted in collaboration with the Silicon Valley Chinese Technology and Business Association (SVCTBA) as part of a larger initiative to increase collaboration between the Chinese government and the

Jackson Lewis Shareholder Punam Sarad will serve as a panelist at the Bay Area Employer 411: What You Need to Know About the New Laws on Equal Pay, Fair Scheduling and Slavery-Free Supply Chains Conference hosted by the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, Department of Labor/Women’s Bureau, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and American Association of University Women/San Francisco Branch. The panel will be followed by a roundtable discussion about the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance and Retail Workers Bill of Rights.
Continue Reading Bay Area Employer 411: What You Need to Know About the New Laws on Equal Pay, Fair Scheduling and Slavery-Free Supply Chains

National workplace law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. congratulates Los Angeles Associate Karen Eneas on receiving the National Bar Association’s 2015 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award. These prestigious awards recognize the nation’s top attorneys under 40 who demonstrate a variety of achievements in areas such as innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community involvement.
Continue Reading Los Angeles Associate Karen Eneas Presented with the National Bar Association’s 2015 40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates Award

Employers with operations in California – from established corporations to emerging and startup companies – face unique challenges. California law often sets the national trend with employment law developments predating changes across the country. Our biannual breakfast series consists of interactive seminars offered throughout the Golden State aimed at helping participants learn about the latest legal developments and explore ways they may avoid liability by developing preventive strategies. We encourage human resources executives and professionals, in-house counsel and chief executive officers to attend.
Continue Reading You’re Invited: The California Workplace Law Breakfast Series End of Year Update