Litigation Law Tips

8 04, 2021

Changes to Working Remotely

2021-04-08T16:11:30+00:00April 8th, 2021|Litigation Law Tips|

April 2021

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

As COVID-19 vaccines become more available, many employers are considering ending remote work in whole or in part. Some employees may request to continue working from home. Distinguishing between employees asking to work from home as a legitimate accommodation versus those who simply prefer it can be complicated. Getting it right will help employers reduce the risk Continue Reading

16 02, 2021

COVID-10 Vaccine

2021-02-16T23:00:37+00:00February 16th, 2021|Litigation Law Tips|

February 2021

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

As businesses continue to adapt to working during the pandemic, employers considering whether they can require employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine should look beyond a “yes or no” answer to ensure that their policies and practices help minimize the risk of potential vaccine-related litigation.

8 01, 2021

Updating CCPA Policies

2021-01-08T23:12:41+00:00January 8th, 2021|Litigation Law Tips|

January 2021

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) has applied to many California businesses since January 2020, and it already faces change with the recent passage of the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). The CPRA has a few immediate effects, like extending the duration of employer-employee exceptions, but there are many other changes that business must prepare for by Continue Reading

3 12, 2020

Retention of Employee Records

2020-12-03T00:42:47+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Litigation Law Tips|

December 2020

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

California labor laws require that employers retain employee records for certain periods of time, generally for three years after the employment ends. But, the statute of limitations for employment-related claims can be longer than three years, so employers should err on the side of retention and seek advice if they are unsure about applicable timelines.

6 11, 2020

Use of Smart Phones for Work

2020-11-06T18:57:38+00:00November 6th, 2020|Litigation Law Tips|

November 2020

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

Many businesses allow employees to use their own smart phones for work. But, to best protect company data and secure access to it on employee smart phones, employers should have appropriate policies and agreements in place. Such policies and agreements can be critical to obtaining access to employee/former employee personal devices during litigation.

6 10, 2020

2020-10-06T19:02:12+00:00October 6th, 2020|Litigation Law Tips|

October 2020

Monthly Litigation Law Tip

As we enter the last quarter of 2020, coronavirus-related legal issues such as remote workforces and force majeure provisions within commercial contracts remain hot-button concerns. Plan now for 2021 by taking stock of your company’s business and litigation risks in these areas.