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HTMLNew Law Puts California Operators in Labor Bind
Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas; Thomas Employment Law Advocates, APC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published by Restaurant Hospitality
Effective January 1, 2015, restaurants, bars, hotels and other businesses that bring in workers through other companies - such as outside valet parking, security, landscape maintenance and temp companies - will be liable to the workers whenever their actual employer (the valet parking company, for...

 

HTMLNew California Law Makes `Client Employers¿ Jointly Liable for Wage Violations Even Though Workers Employed by Other Company
Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, Ed Silverstein; Thomas Employment Law Advocates, APC;
Legal Alert/Article
February 17, 2015, previously published by InsideCounsel
Many California businesses, such as hotels or office buildings, may find as of this month that they are now liable for certain damages and penalties on wage-related issues for outside workers, even though the personnel are employed by another company but are assigned to tasks at the hotel or office...

 

HTMLWaivers of Right to Bring PAGA Claims are Unenforceable
Thomas Employment Law Advocates APC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2014
Agreements by which employees waive their right to bring representative actions under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) are barred by law, the California Supreme Court ruled on June 23, 2014. PAGA permits employees to sue employers for Labor Code violations on behalf of themselves...

 

HTMLCalifornia Minimum Wage Increases Next Month
Thomas Employment Law Advocates APC;
Legal Alert/Article
June 25, 2014
On July 1, 2014 the minimum wage in California increases from $8.00 to $9.00 per hour. The increase applies to all employers, regardless of size.