Temporary Changes in Employment Law as a Result of COVID-19

Refreshers & Temporary Changes in Employment Law as a Result of COVID-19 Both California and the federal government have taken steps to respond to the need to curtail the outbreak of COVID-19 and subsequent shutdown or limitations on businesses This downloadable PDF is a memo created by the Genie Harrison Law Firm explaining temporary changes in employment law as a result of COVID-19. Though our memo is not meant to be exhaustive, it does discuss [...]

2020-06-25T10:50:48-07:00

CELA Voice

Update II: A Roundup of California Worker Rights in the Time of COVID-19 March 20, 2020 — by Andy Katz for CELA VOICE, The California Employment Lawyers Association’s blog Promoting Fairness and Equality in the Workplace As COVID-19 spreads, many workers are considering how to protect themselves and their families – while worrying about their work and budgets. At the time this blog post was last updated (March 20, 2020, 8:05 p.m.) the rapid [...]

2020-06-25T10:52:25-07:00

Do Women Still Need the Equal Rights Amendment?

Do Women Still Need the Equal Rights Amendment? Yes. Here’s Why. March 17, 2020 — by Genie Harrison for Ms. Magazine On January 15, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The ERA, originally passed in 1972, was an attempt to enshrine in the U.S. Constitution the idea that all American citizens regardless of gender have equal rights “in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other matters.” It should [...]

2020-03-21T22:25:29-07:00

Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riot Games Has New Life

Why Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Riot Games Has New Life March 9, 2020 — by Samson Amore for The Wrap Experienced workplace litigator best known for bringing cases Harvey Weinstein is now involved Riot Games sits at the center of a class action gender discrimination lawsuit that shines a spotlight on the culture of the gaming industry. The state recently stepped into the case and has suggested that female employees may be entitled to [...]

2020-03-11T16:22:40-07:00