California Labor and Employment Updates for 2018

The California Legislature has passed the following labor and employment bills, which will become law effective January 2018. PRIOR SALARY AND PRIOR CONVICTIONS Salary History Information AB 168 prohibits employers from asking job applicants for “salary history information,” which includes both compensation and benefits.  But where an applicant “voluntarily and without prompting” discloses salary history …

Don’t Even Think About Starting Your Next Project Without A Retainer Agreement: Practical Advice on Why You Should Never Start Working Without Retainer Agreement, and the Top 5 Tips You Can’t Do Without

August 5, 2013- As a business attorney representing small business owners and entrepreneurs, I am frequently called upon to send demand letters, and even file lawsuits, in order to collect money on behalf of my clients from their delinquent customers.  In each of these situations, my clients had one thing in common: none of them …