10 Feb 2015
February 10, 2015

David De Castro honored as 2015 Super Lawyer

February 10, 2015 0 Comment

David De Castro was selected to the 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers list in Employment Law. This is the third straight year that Mr. De Castro was selected to this elite group. Only 5 percent of all attorneys are chosen each year. Mr. De Castro advises businesses and business owners in employment law with the.. read more →

The California Legislature just passed a new law that will require most employers to pay for up to 3 days of sick leave for employees. Each employee will accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked. After 90 days of employment, employees can begin using their paid sick days. The sick days.. read more →

The California Legislature is considering two bills that would create more burden and exposure to employers in the State. One bill, AB 2416, would allow employees to place a wage lien on property owned by the employer for wages, penalties, interest and the cost of the lien. The lien could even be placed on the.. read more →

17 Dec 2013
December 17, 2013

2014 New Employment Laws

December 17, 2013 0 Comment

2014 New Employment Laws The California legislature was busy again this year, passing many new employment related laws. Here is a list of several new laws that may affect your business: 1. Military or veteran status is now a class protected from discrimination under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. 2. Volunteer firefighters, reserve.. read more →

15 Oct 2013
October 15, 2013

New Protection for Victims of Domestic Violence

October 15, 2013 0 Comment

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed a law that will make it illegal for employers to discriminate against employees who are victims of domestic violence or those who are experiencing stalking or sexual assault. Under the law, employers cannot terminate or discriminate against an employee because he or she has been a victim. The employer will.. read more →