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    Paul Fleck is Chair of AALRR's Employment Practice Group, covering nine offices throughout California.

    Mr. Fleck represents management exclusively in all aspects of employment litigation, including defending claims for wage ...


On April 11, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 908, which will increase workers’ access to State Disability Insurance (“SDI”) and Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) starting in 2018.

PFL provides wage replacement benefits for up to six weeks to care for a child, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner.  The State administers PFL through the SDI program.  PFL only provides ...


Join us for this complimentary informative session. 

Leaves of absence are a constant in the lives of HR professionals. With increasing agency reviews and regulations, proper implementation of leave laws is critical.

Returning an employee to the same position seems easy enough. But when is the same - not the same?

Learn how to recognize potential issues and areas of weakness in your organization before they ...


Join us as we celebrate 15 years of hosting Southern California’s most comprehensive employment law conference. Our Fabulous Fifteenth Anniversary event offers the opportunity to reflect on the past and plan for the future.

You will customize your learning experience through the selection of multiple breakout selections tailored to address a wide variety of employment‐related trends and ...


A new year often presents a suitable opportunity to review important employment policies. Although policies concerning the “acceptable use of electronic resources” were a novelty only a decade ago, they have now become so common that employers may neglect to review them from time to time to be sure they are still current. A policy written in 2005 could be out of date if it does not accommodate advances in ...


The 2011 California legislative season closed on October 9, 2011, with the Governor signing numerous bills affecting employers and employment law. Among the bills the Governor signed are bills greatly limiting the use of consumer credit reports by employers, expanding the definition of gender under state discrimination laws, prohibiting local governments from requiring use of E-Verify except were ...


On May 21, 2008, President George W. Bush signed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (“GINA”) into law, which prohibits the use of genetic information in the employment context, restricts employers and other entities covered by Title II from requesting, requiring, or purchasing genetic information, and strictly limits such entities from disclosing such information. GINA took ...


On May 11, 2010, the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, and Department of Health and Human Services issued interim final rules regarding the extension of health coverage for adult dependent children until the age of 26. The rules provide guidance on how the Affordable Care Act provision regarding extended coverage to adult dependents affects health insurance plans and employers.

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