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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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Yard-Man is Dead, Long Live Yard-Man!

January 28, 2015 by Teague Paterson

In M&G Polymers v. Tackett a unanimous Supreme Court overturned the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ seminal Yard-Man decision, but a concurring opinion by four justices has widened the door for retirees in other circuits... read more

On-Call Employee Sleep Time Can Count As Compensable ‘Hours Worked’

January 23, 2015 by Stephanie Platenkamp

On January 8, 2015, the California Supreme Court published an important decision confirming the California rules defining when on-call hours are compensable, and, for the first time, ruling that on-call sleeping hours must be included... read more


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