July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017

By Gordon E. Bosserman

The California Legislature is considering amending the Fair Pay Act to prohibit an employer from asking about what a job applicant made in compensation from his or her previous employers. (See AB 168) This is not yet the law in California; currently, an employer may ask about previous compensation. Do you know what current law in California requires regarding “equal pay”? If not, here is a brief summary.

In 2016, California enacted the Fair Pay Act. Under that law, an employer was prohibited from paying any of its employees wage rates that were …

May 4, 2016

April 6, 2016

By Gordon E. Bosserman
I recently attended a seminar at which one session was devoted to workplace violence. This was timely, of course, because it came closely on the heels of the shootings in San Bernardino and only a year or so after the shootings at the Seal Beach hair salon. In California, an employer is required to provide a safe place to work. The employer must also, however, be careful not to reveal information about an employee or former employee that might be construed as defamatory, like warning a prospective employer that an employee was let …

March 17, 2010

San Luis Obispo – Michael Morris, principal with Andre, Morris & Buttery, was invited by financial advisor Joe Brittingham to speak at a recent seminar on financial planning. Mr. Morris’ PowerPoint presentation, “Estate Tax Repeal and its Effect on Basic Estate Planning” is offered in PDF format via the link below. Additional information is available by contacting Mr. Morris via [email protected]

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