Regulatory: Having employees perform work in California can be risky business

The state’s unique workplace laws can pose serious liability risks for the unaware

Doing business in California is an important strategic objective for many companies. But as enticing as California’s economy may be, its unique employment laws can pose serious liability risks for the unaware.  

1. Wage and hour. One need look no further than the wage and hour arena to understand this point. Several new or recently litigated California wage and hour requirements showcase the importance of developing targeted California employment policies.

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David Reis

David Reis heads up the labor and employment practice group at Arnold & Porter. He has defended employers in numerous multi plaintiff discrimination and other...

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Philippe Lebel

Philippe Lebel is an associate in Arnold & Porter’s labor and employment group. Mr. Lebel represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law,...

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