Labor and Employment

New Fair Labor Standards Act "White Collar" Overtime Exemption Rule Announced

May 18, 2016 | Bulletin No. 1273998.1

On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor ("DOL") announced changes to the overtime rules of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The DOL’s "Final Rule" substantially impacts the classification of employees as “exempt” under the so-called "white collar" exemptions (executive, administrative, or professional). DOL’s new rules dramatically increases the minimum compensation threshold for classifying employees as exempt under one of the white collar exemptions. The new provisions rules take effect on December 1, 2016.

Peace Officer Personnel Files: The Right to Privacy v. The Public’s Right to Know

 
 
Event Information

Date:

Tuesday, May 24

Time:

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location:

Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
400 Capitol Mall, 27th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

 
 

President Obama Signs into Law the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act

May 12, 2016 | Bulletin No. 1273997.1

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act ("DTSA") into law. The bill, which was passed with bipartisan support of Congress, amends the Economic Espionage Act ("EEA") and creates a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation available to employers wishing to protect their trade secrets.

7 Deadly Sins of Employment Law

 
 
Event Information

Date:

Wednesday, September 21

Location:

Sacramento Convention Center

 
 

Prevailing Wages: When Are They Required On Publicly Assisted Projects?

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A reference guide for developers that discusses the requirements of prevailing wages for publicly assisted projects, exceptions, sale of land and affordable housing projects.

This reference guide also includes Labor Code section 1720.

In One Year and Out the Other

 
 
Event Information

Date:

Friday, April 22

Location:

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
1 Tunnel Road, Berkeley, CA

Sponsored By:

State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Section

Program Overview:

Kronick shareholder David Tyra will participate panel will review and discuss 2015-2016’s most important court decisions, administrative rulings, and new and proposed legislation affecting the public sector.

 
 

Wage and Hour Issues: The new, the old and the always ugly

 
 
Event Information

Date:

Wednesday, March 30

Time:

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Location:

University of Phoenix
2860 Gateway Oaks Drive
Bldg B, Ste. 100, Classrooms 113-114
Sacramento, California  95833

 

Sponsored By:

Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (SAHRA)

Program Overview:

Kronick shareholders Chris Onstott and Kristianne Seargeant will provide attendees with key information about federal and state wage and hour laws, including:

 
 

Court Decides What Is Reasonable Notice under POBR

February 9, 2016 | Bulletin No. 1273993.1

On January 28, 2016, the Second District Court of Appeal held that public safety departments are required to give officers notice of the nature of the investigation "reasonably prior" to any interrogation when officers are facing an investigation that could lead to punitive action. In Ellins v.

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