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FINANCIAL ADVISORS PAID COMMISSIONS DID NOT QUALIFY FOR ADMINISTRATIVE EXEMPTION

Under California law, an employer must pay nonexempt employees overtime if they work above a set number of hours.


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PROP 22 ALLOWS APP-BASED RIDESHARE AND DELIVERY COMPANIES TO CLASSIFY WORKERS AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

On November 3, 2020, California voters passed Proposition 22. The measure adds a chapter to the Business and Professions Code…


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PAGA CLAIMS CONTINUE AT AN ACCELERATED RATE THROUGHOUT THE PANDEMIC

California employers often appear stuck between the proverbial rock and a hard place…


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EMPLOYERS SHOULD NOT OVERLOOK COVID-19 ISSUES WHEN UPDATING EMPLOYEE HANDBOOKS

After weathering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in March and April, many businesses are now planning the gradual process…


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EEOC’S NEW GUIDANCE EXAMINES WORKPLACE CONCERNS FOR REOPENING BUSINESSES, INCLUDING MEDICAL TESTING

The frequency of federal, state and local developments resulting from the COVID 19 pandemic is unprecedented.


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EMPLOYEES WHO CONTRACT COVID-19 ARE NOW PRESUMED COVERED BY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

California employers should anticipate added workers’ compensation costs…


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Live Broadcast Experience: Employee Handbook and Personnel Policies

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2021/03/18 09:00 | |

Live Broadcast Experience: Employment Discrimination and Employee Relation Laws

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2021/03/25 09:00 | |

Live Broadcast Experience: Wage and Hour Laws

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2021/04/01 09:00 | |

TESTIMONIALS

"I've gone to Castle events for the past five years and it's propelled my career."

"Richard Simmons' energy level maintains our interest and enables one to assimilate this amount of information."

"Always a great day - I look forward to this seminar every year."

"Excellent seminar. You all make laws more fun and entertaining."

"Best Wage & Hour program available, presented in an engaging & effective manner."

"Always very eye opening! Love Richard Simmons!"

"A lot of material covered in a short time. Was very informative. Was engaged the entire time. Learned things I thought I had already known."

"Richard Simmons made these subjects fun!"

"I have attended Richard's seminars for over 2 decades…he's my labor law expert! Thank you Richard for your vast knowledge & entertaining delivery."

"Very helpful to a newer attorney getting into employment law"

"Excellent, interesting and fast paced presentation. Thanks! Very good use of the time."

"Love having the Wage and Hour manual to reference throughout the conference!"

"Richard’s programs are excellent. The best programs I have ever attended on employment and wage and hour laws."

"Speakers for both seminars were great (Richard is always awesome). Daniel and Ronda are greatly informative and good speakers."

"Loved the energy and the way the speakers “kept things simple” and explained everything."

"I really like the fact that cases are discussed and explained. Great examples! Makes it easier to understand law."

"Richard's workshops are the best! Entertaining! Wish I had him in traffic school!"

"Enjoyed their presentation styles. High beat, energetic and lively."

"This seminar exceeded my expectations! Relevant, current and presented clearly and thoroughly. Thank you."

"Outstanding - covered many issues, didn't dwell on any one."

"Don't change anything! It's very successful the way it is. Some things can't be improved upon and this is one!"

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