REPRESENTING UNIONS & EMPLOYEES SINCE 1936
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Over 75 Years of Service

Beeson, Tayer & Bodine has represented labor unions and collectively-bargained employee benefit plans in California for over seventy-five years. With offices in Oakland and Sacramento, the firm serves clients throughout the Western United States.

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Legislature Cleans Up California’s New Paid Sick Leave Law

July 27, 2015 by Peter McEntee

Last year, California became the first state to pass legislation mandating employers to provide paid sick leave to its employees.  The law, which became effective July 1, requires employers to provide paid sick leave to... read more

An Employee By Any Other Name… Is Still An Employee

July 6, 2015 by Stephanie Platenkamp

On June 3, 2015, the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement ruled that Uber driver Barbara Berwick is legally an employee.  Under California Labor Code Section 2802, employers must reimburse employees for all necessary business expenses. ... read more


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