Labor & Employment

Wrongful Termination

California Is an At-Will State California’s Labor Code contains a presumption that employees are employed at will. This means that either the employer or the employee may terminate employment at any time, with or without cause or prior notice. This is important for employers because “cause” is defined under California law as “a fair and

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2022 Employment Update

California lawmakers continue to remake the employment landscape, enacting several new laws for 2022, including ones that change how employers handle separation agreements, workplace investigations, and workplace safety. Here are the significant new laws that human resource professionals should prepare to implement come January 1, 2022. California AB 1033 and 1578 have added protective leave

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