Legal Advice

Legal Advice

We provide straightforward and practical legal advice to California employers across industries to help them develop and implement sound personnel policies and practices

We advise companies of all sizes throughout the State of California, from those with a team of human resources professionals, to those with none, helping each client to navigate through complex personnel situations.

We provide advice and counsel on all aspects of human resources and employment law, including:

  • Employee handbooks
  • Employment applications and interviews
  • Meal and rest breaks
  • Overtime and other wage & hour issues
  • Employee arbitration agreements
  • Paid sick leave
  • Disciplinary issues
  • Vacation and Paid Time Off (PTO) policies
  • Ban-the-box requirements / criminal background checks
  • Severance agreements and releases of claims
  • Reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities
  • Pregnancy disability leave
  • New Parent leave
  • FMLA/CFRA leave
  • Alternative workweek schedules
  • Prevention of sexual harassment and discrimination
  • Maintenance of personnel files
  • Employee terminations
  • Workplace investigations
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Drug testing

We are highly responsive, always happy to talk through an issue, and can provide step-by-step guidance when a personnel matter becomes complex, difficult or contentious.

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