Information and views from the Brown Law Group. A listing of articles and perspectives authored by our staff attorneys, current issues of interest and developments in the labor and employment fields.
Gain knowledge about recently enacted legislation and new case law, both state and federal through these informative articles.
Noah J. Woods, Associate
Employer-Sponsored Holiday Parties – Tips for Ensuring a Happy Holiday Season It is estimated that over two-thirds of employers will host some form of holiday party for their employees in Read More >>
Suzanne K. Roten, Esq.
Computers, Wi-Fi, smartphones, Skype, and computer-based meetings all allow an employee to contribute fully while working outside of the traditional office. These technological advances have Read More >>
Bryce C. Besser
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision regarding the constitutionality of President Obama’s controversial Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) makes for much political fodder. Read More >>
Eugene R. Long, Jr.
California law allows physicians to prescribe marijuana for medicinal purposes; however, its general use and possession is still illegal under both federal and state law. Recently, in response Read More >>
On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme Court finally issued it’s much anticipated ruling in Brinker Restaurant Corporation v. Superior Court, holding that employers need not act as surrogate Read More >>
Suzanne K. Roten
The use of social media has grown exponentially. Facebook is projected to reach one billion active users by August, and Twitter is on track to reach 500 million users this month. Smart phones Read More >>
Brown Law Group
Don’t be caught unaware by the 2012 changes to employment laws that could directly affect your Company! Knowledge about these new laws and those that are on the horizon are the key to minimizing Read More >>
Employers seeking to successfully navigate their way through 2012 are in for some significant changes in the employment law landscape. Compelled by these uncertain economic times, the California Read More >>
Janice P. Brown
Most jury verdicts do not end up in the news. Generally, they play out in courts across America with very little fanfare. No cameras, or reporters, no Nancy Grace. But every so often, and mostly Read More >>
Bryce C. Besser
Employees should think twice before hitting the send button. The California Court of Appeals recently held that e-mails sent via an employee’s work e-mail account are not protected by the Read More >>