David S. Bradshaw is a Shareholder in the Sacramento, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has represented numerous employers in labor and employment matters, including advising employers on their human resources and wage and hour policies and practices, litigating employment claims before state and federal agencies and courts, and handling labor relations matters. He also has briefed and argued appeals in the state and federal appellate courts.
Mr. Bradshaw specializes in representing employers in class and representative actions. He has defended numerous class actions alleging violations of California wage and hour laws. These cases have involved, for example, allegations that managers were misclassified as exempt, that vacation pay was forfeited, that employees were not paid overtime properly, that employees worked off-the-clock, that employees were not allowed meal periods and rest breaks mandated by state law, that California's paycheck stub rules were not observed, that mandatory dress codes constituted uniforms under the California Labor Code, and that other provisions of California law were violated.
Mr. Bradshaw also consults with companies concerning their potential exposure in California wage and hour litigation.
Part of Mr. Bradshaw's practice includes traditional labor law cases. He has extensive experience handling representation elections, unfair labor practice charges and trials, labor mediations and arbitrations, collective bargaining negotiations, and other labor law issues and proceedings. He is an experienced practitioner before the National Labor Relations Board.
While attending law school, he served on the Board of Editors of the Stanford Law Review.
Honors and Recognitions
•Daily Journal, Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers in California (2014) David S.
• Advising California Employers, California Continuing Education of The Bar (January 1981) [Co-Author]
November 26, 2012
Timekeeping Rounding Policies Permitted, California Court Rules
November 26, 2012
Under California law, employers' timekeeping policy that rounds employee punch-in and -out times to the nearest one-tenth of an hour is permissible, the California Court of Appeal has ruled. See's Candy Shops, Inc. v. Superior Court, No. D060710 (Cal. Ct. App. Oct. 29, 2012). Previously, no California statute or case law...
California Workplace Law
PAGA'S Many Unanswered Questions
April 21, 2015
The legal pot is really boiling these days when it comes to civil penalty claims under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act.
By David S. Bradshaw
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June 9, 2015 Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015
June 9, 2015
WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 9, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation:...
May 13, 2015 Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis' Sacramento Office Names New Managing Shareholder, Litigation Manager
May 13, 2015
SACRAMENTO, CA (May 13, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Cary G. Palmer and James T. Jones have been elevated to Managing Shareholder and Litigation Manager, respectively, of the firm's Sacramento office, succeeding David S. Bradshaw and...