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California Supreme Court Holds Franchisor Isn’t Responsible for Alleged Sexual Harassment

  • October 21st, 2014 | 
  • California Employment Law

  The California Supreme Court reinstated a summary judgment in favor of Domino’s franchisor In Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC, 2014 WL 4236175 (Cal. S. Ct. 2014), the California Supreme Court reinstated (by a 4-3 vote) a summary   judgment in favor of a franchisor (Domino’s Pizza) who had been sued for sexual harassment by an employee […]

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California Employees Will Now be Entitled to Paid Sick Leave

  • September 23rd, 2014 | 
  • California Employment Law

Effective July 1, 2015, California businesses that employ at least one person must provide paid sick leave under A.B. 1522, known as “The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (the Act) of 2014.” Overview of Benefits With few exceptions (noted below), hourly-non-exempt employees will accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours of work. […]

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New California Law Requires Training of Supervisors to Prevent Abusive Conduct

  • September 23rd, 2014 | 
  • The Workplace

New California law requires California businesses that employ 50 or more persons must train supervisors regarding prohibited sexual harassment as one component of meeting their obligation to take all reasonable steps to prevent and correct harassment and discrimination. California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed A.B. 2053, which expands this required training to include preventing “abusive […]

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The All New SweLegal.com

  • September 3rd, 2014 | 
  • General Announcements

We are pleased to announce our launch of our new website, SweLegal.com. We have made it easier than ever to learn more about employment law and the areas of legal protection most important to our clients, to learn more about the Law Offices of Sana Swe, and most importantly, to get the case evaluation process […]

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