Attorney Douglas Silverstein Quoted in the Los Angeles Business Journal Many law firms and attorneys face unique challenges due to the spread of COVID-19. As efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 are underway, many attorneys cannot conduct legal proceedings in a courtroom. Here in Los Angeles, civil proceedings are not set to resume in … Continue reading
Los Angeles employment law continues to change. In addition to California law, Los Angeles might develop new paternity leave laws.
Coronavirus, also known as SARS-CoV-2 , is a global pandemic that has killed thousands across the United States. As the virus continues to spread, the federal government and states have issued guidelines and orders to protect people. In California, Governor Newsom issued a stay-at-home order to help stop the spread of the deadly virus. However, … Continue reading
The coronavirus pandemic has caused many businesses in California to shut their doors. As the virus sweeps across the nation, workers in all industries have concerns about contracting the deadly virus at work. These fears prompted many employers to create alternative work solutions. Working from home and teleconferencing are two solutions that have helped businesses … Continue reading
The #MeToo movement has become a national movement that has brought attention to sexual assault and sexual harassment. Instances of harassment or assault can occur just about anywhere—especially the workplace. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that it has received a 12 percent increase in sexual harassment claims since last year. If … Continue reading
Genetic discrimination occurs when an employer uses the results of a genetic test to deny employment or health coverage to those whose results identify increased risk of a certain disorder or disease. Under California law, genetic information is defined as the individual’s genetic tests, the tests of a family member, or a disease experienced by … Continue reading