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Equal Pay Data Reporting, An Asset for the Strategic Employer

January 27, 2021 Webinar

Holly Sutton with Farella Braun + Martel, and co-speaker Erin Hastings with Seiler, discuss "Equal Pay Data Reporting, an Asset for the Strategic Employer."

California’s recently passed SB973 requires certain employers to collect and report the number of employees by gender, race and ethnicity in specific job categories, and also broken down by pay bands established by the federal government. With a March 2021 deadline, California employers need to understand the requirements and implications of these reports, as well as other legal obligations that may be implicated. In this program, a unique team featuring a certified public accountant and experienced employment attorney will define the law and reporting requirements, and present ideas and methods for leveraging the data as a tool employers can use to enhance corporate culture, recruiting and retention. Compliance with SB973 is a corporate asset, and this program will provide a process for employers to engage with the law and create strategic advantages.

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California Employers Face Various New Laws in January 2021

The California Legislature passed and Governor Newsom signed several new laws covering topics ranging from COVID-19 to leaves of absence to data reporting. Most of these laws take effect January 1, so now is a...

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10 Tips for Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Policies

The Biden administration recently announced that it will be mandating Covid-19 vaccine policies for federal contractors and federal employees, as well as for employers with over 100 employees. This announcement, along with surging Delta...

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Employment Law Issues to Consider Before Including Work Made for Hire Clauses in Contractor Agreements

For most employers, it is important to own the intellectual property rights in written and/or graphic work commissioned from independent contractors.  But including a Work Made for Hire Clause (“WMFH Clause”) in an independent...

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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Thirty-seven Farella Braun + Martel lawyers were named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of top attorneys in Northern California for 2021. 2021 Farella Northern California Super Lawyers: George Argyris – Estate...

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Returning to the Office: Legal and Practical Considerations for Keeping Your Team Safe

Farella's Ashley Breakfield (moderator) and Holly Sutton, along with guest speaker Tom Cashin from Shorenstein, discuss “Returning to the Office: Legal and Practical Considerations for Keeping Your Team Safe.” COVID-19 shelter-in-place mandates caused employers to close their...

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Certain California Employers Face Hurdles When Recalling Laid-Off Workers

Holly Sutton was quoted in the SHRM article "Certain California Employers Face Hurdles When Recalling Laid-Off Workers."  The article discussed the complexities of complying with new California law  SB 93 , which requires some employers...

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51 Farella Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Forty-six Farella Braun + Martel lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America © .  Five Farella lawyers were named to Best Lawyers: Ones to...

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Doug Dexter Elected Chair-Elect of ABA Labor and Employment Law Section

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Rebecca Stephens Accepted to ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s 2021 Leadership Development Program

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that Rebecca Stephens was selected to be a member of the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law’s 2021 Leadership Development Program (LDP). The LDP is...

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Law Updates for California Employers: COVID Sick Leave Obligations, Meal-Period Rules, COBRA Benefits

New legislation and a recent court decision have significant implications for California employers. Certain California employers must now provide supplemental paid sick leave to employees who miss work for specified reasons related to the...

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