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Opinion: The latest on COVID compliance for employers

By   /  Friday, December 11th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: The latest on COVID compliance for employers

It’s exhausting for employers to try to keep up with all the sometimes inconsistent and contradictory federal and state rules for employer COVID-19 compliance.

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Businesses face new employment laws in 2018

By   /  Friday, December 15th, 2017  /  Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Businesses face new employment laws in 2018

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Regulations causing employers to flee the state

By   /  Friday, May 12th, 2017  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Regulations causing employers to flee the state

By Jonathan Fraser Light I have a running sick joke with one of my insurance broker clients. Every month he tells me how many of his clients have left the state because they can’t stand to run a business here. Others of my employer clients are leaving when they can. Meat packers, computer chip component Read More →

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Lumps of coal for employers’ holiday stockings

By   /  Friday, December 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Law, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Lumps of coal for employers’ holiday stockings

By Jonathan Light There is great uncertainty about whether proposed federal wage and hour laws are going to be implemented in 2017, but there are plenty of other things to worry about on the employment law front in California. Regardless of the federal implementation, we won’t see much federal effect in California. Here are just Read More →

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Groundwater rules and mandatory sick leave in spotlight

By   /  Friday, October 10th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Groundwater rules and mandatory sick leave in spotlight

While the water law will introduce formal management to many basins in the region for the first time, it doesn’t fundamentally change the idea of proprietary groundwater rights. In employment law, starting next summer, California businesses of all sizes will have to give all employees ­— part-time, full-time or even temporary, exempt or non-exempt — at least three days a year of paid sick time.

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Minimum wage hike has ripple effect on exempt worker status

By   /  Friday, October 11th, 2013  /  Columns, Law  /  Comments Off on Minimum wage hike has ripple effect on exempt worker status

As fall settles and you break out the Halloween decorations, it’s time to think about the biggest fright of the season: Next year’s new employment laws.

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LightGabler takes a team approach to employee law practice

By   /  Friday, February 8th, 2013  /  Columns, Law  /  Comments Off on LightGabler takes a team approach to employee law practice

LAW-NEWIt’s been less than three years since three partners, Jon Light, Karen Gabler and Glenn Dickinson, left Oxnard’s Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton form a new firm, LightGabler.

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