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This program was recorded on December 29, 2020
This seminar gives attendees information on new Employment laws for 2021. Laws in several employment areas will be discussed, including provisions related to COVID-19, Family Leave, Wage and Hour, Independent Contractor (AB-5), provisions regarding minors, attorneys fee exposure, and expansion related to the Division of Labor Standards Enforement (DLSE-Labor Board). For a more complete picture, discussion will include laws in effect since late 2020 passed on emergency basis.
Joseph L. Richardson leads the Racial & Economic Justice practice at McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP. Designed to be a voice for the community, the group encompasses areas including employment, civil rights, and consumer and small business class actions. Over the years, Joe has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in employment matters in state and federal court, which has included class actions, PAGA, EEOC and FEHA claims, wrongful termination, whistleblower, retaliation, and wage and hour claims. Joe graduated from the University of Redlands and Northwestern University School of Law
2 General Credits
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- Wage and Hour-New Minimum Wage, Labor Commissioner expansion of ability to represent claimants
- COVID-19 Reporting Requirements for Employers, WC Presumptions for employees
- Sick Leave and CFRA-Expanded Applicability and Mediation Opportunities
- AB-5-The Evolution of Further Exceptions, Including Proposition 22 (App based jobs)
- Attorney Fee Expansion for Whistleblower cases ( Labor Code Section 1102.5)
- Minors-changes in work permit and sexual harassment training requirements
- Diversity-Pay data and Board of Director diversity requirements