08 Feb 2012
February 8, 2012

De Castro & Morrow Success Story

February 8, 2012 0 Comment

One of our clients was being sued by several former employees who claimed unpaid wages and missed meal breaks. The Plaintiffs were trying to convert their case to a class action. If they won, the class could have included more than 200 individuals, with potential liability in excess of $6,000,000. The Plaintiffs brought a motion.. read more →

26 Oct 2011
October 26, 2011

New Employment Laws for 2012

October 26, 2011 0 Comment

Here is a rundown of several new laws that affect California employers that take effect January 2012. Wage Details for New Hires  – This new law requires employers to describe specific details about wages to all new employees. Limits on Use of Credit Reports – This law prevents most employers from obtaining or relying on.. read more →

05 Feb 2009
February 5, 2009

The Low-down on Lay-offs

February 5, 2009 0 Comment

During these tough economic times, companies often look to downsizing as a cost-saving measure. Whether it’s one or a thousand employees, companies need to pay attention to a few rules before implementing a lay-off. Depending on the size of the lay-off, a company might need to comply with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN).. read more →