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Open Associate Positions in our Oakland and Sacramento Offices

September 14, 2022 by

[UPDATED 10-26-2022] Beeson, Tayer and Bodine is a progressive 16-Attorney law firm with offices in Oakland and Sacramento, California. The firm’s practice includes all aspects of Union-side labor and employment law, including representing public and… Read More

FILLED – Open Associate Positions in Oakland and Sacramento Offices

January 27, 2022 by

Beeson, Tayer and Bodine is a progressive 16-attorney law firm with offices in Oakland and Sacramento, California. The firm’s practice includes all aspects of Union-side labor and employment law, including representing public and private sector… Read More

2021 Legislative Summary, Employment Law – Part 4

December 23, 2021 by , , , , , and

We are presenting our annual Legislative Summary of Employment Law in four parts this year. This is Part Four. Penalties for Violating the PECC (SB 270) In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus… Read More

2021 Legislative Summary, Employment Law – Part 3

December 21, 2021 by , , , , , and

We are presenting our annual Legislative Summary of Employment Law in four parts this year. This is Part Three. Warehouse Worker Protection Bill (AB 701) This bill requires large warehouse employers to implement major protections… Read More

2021 Legislative Summary, Employment Law – Part 2

December 15, 2021 by , , , , , and

We are presenting our annual Legislative Summary of Employment Law in four parts this year. This is Part Two. Cal/OSHA Enforcement Powers Beefed Up (SB 606) SB 606 significantly increases Cal/OSHA’s enforcement powers. SB 606… Read More

2021 Legislative Summary, Employment Law – Part 1

December 13, 2021 by , , , , , and

We are presenting our annual Legislative Summary of Employment Law in four parts this year. This is Part One. Scope of “Family” Expanded for Family Leave (AB 1033) The California Family Rights Act, like the… Read More

Pay for Missed Breaks Not Limited to Base Pay

October 25, 2021 by

The California Supreme Court recently ruled that the one hour of pay that employees are due for missed meal and rest breaks must be paid at the employee’s “regular rate of pay” – that is,… Read More

California’s Gig Worker Law Struck Down as Unconstitutional

September 8, 2021 by

California workers have scored a major victory in the fight against the erosion of labor protections in the gig economy. Last November, California voters approved Proposition 22 with 59% of the vote after a $225… Read More

Scabby Lives: NLRB Rejects Attack On The Rat

August 16, 2021 by

Scabby the Rat – a large, fanged, red-eyed rodent balloon – has become a popular tool for Unions to use to publicize labor disputes, in particular at “secondary” sites where pickets are not allowed. The… Read More

PERB Limits Public Employer Use of Scabs

August 9, 2021 by

The California Public Employment Relations Board has issued a decision clarifying the right of striking public employees to return to work following a strike and limiting the ability of public employers to use the employment… Read More