New Year, New Laws For California Employers

New Year, New Laws for California Employers Every year, California enacts new employment legislation that benefits workers and imposes new compliance challenges for employers, and 2016 is no exception.  Below is a brief summary of this year’s significant new California employment laws: $10 Minimum Wage The state minimum wage increased to $10 per hour; the highest state minimum […]

Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Website ADA Compliant? Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has prohibited businesses from discriminating against persons with disabilities in connection with their employment by the business, and their access to the goods, services, facilities, or accommodations offered by the business.  When the ADA was passed into law, the types of businesses Congress intended to be covered […]

Online Non-disparagement Clauses Targeted by the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission recently filed a complaint against Roca Labs, Inc. and related entities and individuals alleging various violations of the FTC Act, including the use of non-disparagement provisions in its website Terms and Conditions, which was intended to prevent Roca’s customers from sharing their negative experiences with it’s products. The FTC considers the aggressive use of […]