Posts tagged Matt Eanet
CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT-JUNE 2018

California Employers face ever changing requirements in the second half of 2018—minimum wages are going up in certain cities arbitration agreements can include class action waivers, national origin discrimination expanded, and a new test to determine whether a worker is an “independent contractor” or an employee.

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Another Unfavorable Appellate Court Ruling for Employers-Court Mandates Rest Periods for Commission Only Employees

Following on the heels of the California Supreme Court decision in Agustus, et al. v. ABM Security (holding that employers cannot require their employees to remain on-call during legally mandated rest periods) the California  Court of Appeals for the Second District issued a decision concerning compensation for rest periods taken by commissioned employees. In Vaquero v. Stoneledge Furniture LLC, B269657 (February 28, 2017), the Court tackled the issue of whether employers are required to separately compensate commissioned employees for rest periods taken during the work day in accordance with the state’s labor laws. 

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California Court of Appeal Reinstates Real Estate Brokerage Commission Lawsuit

In its recent decision in Jacobs v. Locatelli, H042292 (Feb. 8, 2017), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that when one of several real estate owners signs on behalf of the others, a claim for a brokerage commission is not automatically barred by the statute of frauds and the parol evidence rule.

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