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Despite the overwhelming success of Proposition 22, California business owners still have to worry about AB5 and the parts of it that were left in place. As a result, they need to spend time thinking about compliance and developing...

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Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill 95, marking the return of the COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave in California. The bill is effective immediately but offers a grace period of 10 days for employers to comply. The expanded rules will...

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Despite some positive news regarding vaccinations, we are still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and employees and employers in California will continue to deal with pandemic-related issues for the unforeseeable future. Safe COVID-19 vaccines that have been...

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People born in 1981 – the oldest millennials – will turn 40 this year. They will also now be able to sue employers for age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). Some people might think that...

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Did you know that approximately 100,000 new corporations are created annually? Also, another 250,000 LLCs, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships are formed in California annually. However, the current pandemic has taken a toll on businesses across California, and tech-heavy Silicon Valley...

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In an effort to target economic aid to minority-owned businesses and other companies struggling amid the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Biden made some temporary changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) program. Between February 23rd and...

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The new year is well underway. If you want your small business to be successful, it’s essential that you are not only aware of some new laws for 2021 but also that you act accordingly. California businesses of nearly...

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Santa Clara County is encouraging its local businesses to create Social Distancing Protocols. By creating these tools, you can help the community contain the spread of COVID-19. If your business is currently operating according to the June 5 order,...

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There is no doubt that COVID-19 – otherwise known as the coronavirus – has significantly impacted how the world does business. With Congress’ recent passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the CARES Act comes the...

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COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has evolved into a pandemic that has been wreaking havoc across the country and around the globe. To help assist individuals and businesses with the pending crisis, lawmakers have been enacting various pieces...

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