EMPLOYMENT LAW: California's New Parental Leave Law
Effective January 1, 2018, a slew of new laws will take effect imposing further requirements on already burdened employers. One amongst the many is the New Parent Leave Act, codified at California Government Code §12945.6. While similar to the California ...
Posted By Michael R. Fostakowsky
BUSINESS LITIGATION: Managing Your Attorney in a Business Dispute
Most people justifiably assume that when they hire an attorney to represent their interests in a lawsuit over a business dispute, that the attorney is on “their side.” In most cases, that is a safe assumption . . . at least when it comes to the arena in ...
TRANSPORTATION: THE COST OF DOING BUSINESS FOR THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY IN THE AGE OF ELECTRONIC LOGS
A bumpy road lies ahead for the trucking industry with the newly-implemented Electronic Log Device (“ELD”) mandate. The rule requires most trucks (and commercial busses) to be equipped with electronic logs that record a driver’s time behind the wheel. Per ...
TOXIC TORT: Monsanto Received Boost from EPA and JNCI Study Ahead of Crucial Daubert Hearing
In the aftermath of last month’s encouraging publication in the Journal of National Cancer Institute (“JNCI”); which concluded that there was no firm link between exposure to the pesticide glyphosate and the development of cancer in humans, the federal ...
Posted By Jason A. Benkner