Category Archives: Employment Law

Are Your Employment Policies Up To Date?

Rose-Ellen Fairgrieve, Fairgrieve Law Office As a business owner, there is much to keep on top of. Insurance, office space, technology, cash flow, not necessarily in that order. That doesn’t…

The Problem with Unpaid Interns

Sonya Smallets, Minnis & Smallets As summer approaches, many small law firms receive emails from students interested in summer internships. Some students offer to work for free to gain experience….

“No Sleeping on the Job!” California Supreme Court Rules Sleep Time Must be Compensated in Certain Industries

By Reno F.R. Fernandez III, Macdonald | Fernandez LLP In Mendiola v. CPS Security Solutions, No. S212704 (Cal. January 8, 2015), the Supreme Court of California ruled that employers cannot exclude sleep time…