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Press & Media

15-Aug-2018 Thirty-two Allen Matkins partners named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America®; Dwight Armstrong and Valentine Hoy named 'Lawyers of the Year'
08-May-2018 Allen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law Firms by Chambers USA for 17th Consecutive Year
Construction, Environmental and Labor & Employment Practices Receive Top Rankings; Eleven Individual Attorneys Recognized for High Achievement
01-Jun-2016 Allen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law Firms by Chambers and Partners for 15th Consecutive Year
Construction, Environmental and Labor & Employment Practices Receive Top Rankings; Nine Individual Attorneys Recognized for High Achievement
15-Mar-2016 Allen Matkins Partner Alexander Nestor Receives a JD Supra Readers' Choice Award for his Social Media & Employment Law Blog
13-Jan-2015 NLRB Push Forces Rethinking of Social Media Policies
Alexander Nestor in Compliance Week
17-Sep-2014 Allen Matkins Attorneys Launch Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
06-Jun-2013 Allen Matkins Ranked in Top Tier of California Real Estate Law Firms by Chambers and Partners for 12th Consecutive Year
Construction, Environmental, and Labor and Employment Practices Receive Top Rankings; 12 Individual Attorneys Recognized for High Achievement
18-Jun-2012 Allen Matkins Ranked Number One Real Estate Law Firm in California by Chambers & Partners; Construction, Environmental, and Labor and Employment Practices Named Among Best in California
20-Jun-2011 Allen Matkins Ranked Number One Real Estate Law Firm in California by Chambers & Partners; Construction, Environmental, and Labor and Employment Practices Named Among Best in California
17-Jun-2010 Allen Matkins Ranked Number One Real Estate Law Firm in California by Chambers & Partners; Construction, Labor and Employment Practices Named Among Best in California
22-Feb-2010 Amy Wintersheimer Findley on employment law
Amy Wintersheimer Findley in San Diego Source
04-Jan-2010 Top Influentials 2010
Amy Wintersheimer Findley in San Diego Source
21-May-2009 Alexander Nestor Joins Labor and Employment Group at Allen Matkins
Experienced Litigator Will Add Depth to Firm's Successful Practice
05-Jan-2009 Annette Rittmuller Joins Allen Matkins

Legal Alerts

29-May-2018 U.S. Supreme Court Waves Goodbye to Class Actions
04-May-2018 California Supreme Court Appears to Buck Decades of Authority Regarding Independent Contractors
05-Dec-2017 2018 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers
24-Oct-2017 New Laws Prohibit Employers from Inquiring into Applicants' Criminal Convictions and Salary Histories
31-Aug-2017 Employers' Questions Answered: San Francisco's Lactation in the Workplace Ordinance
07-Jun-2017 FEHA Regulations Amended Regarding Consideration of Criminal History in Employment Decisions
24-May-2017 California's "Day of Rest" Requirement
03-Jan-2017 Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative Restricts Criminal History Inquiries By Employers Effective January 22, 2017
19-Dec-2016 New California Employment Laws of Particular Interest to the Hospitality Industry
07-Dec-2016 2017 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers
23-Aug-2016 Implementing Ordinance Clarifies San Diego's New Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave
14-Jul-2016 UPDATE: San Diego's Expansion of Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave
01-Jul-2016 New PAGA Amendments Intended To Help California Employers
15-Jun-2016 San Diego's Expansion of Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave
26-Apr-2016 8 Things Employers Need to Know About San Francisco’s New Fully Paid Parental Leave Ordinance
25-Apr-2016 Court of Appeal Clarifies the FEHA Requires Reasonable Accommodations to Employees Who Are Associated With a Person with a Disability
18-Apr-2016 Immediate Action Required: California Employers Must Update Harassment and Discrimination Policies
23-Mar-2016 The DIR Calls Timeout On Its New Electronic Certified Payroll Reporting Requirements
15-Mar-2016 April 1 Poster Changes for California Employers
11-Dec-2015 2016 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers
14-Jul-2015 Update: California Enacts Urgent Clarifications to California Paid Sick Leave Law
09-Jul-2015 Top Five Social Media Tips for Employers
04-May-2015 Reminder: Paid Sick Leave Required As Of July 1, 2015
02-Dec-2014 2015 Labor & Employment Law Update for California Employers
27-Oct-2014 Top Five Steps for Dealing with the Threat of Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases in the Workplace

Videos

08-Aug-2016 San Francisco's New Fully Paid Parental Leave Ordinance Goes Into Effect January 1, 2017
19-Apr-2012 Brinker Decision Update - California Supreme Court Clarifies Standards for Meal Periods
03-Mar-2012 Employment Cases Turn to Mediations for More Efficient and Effective Results
30-Jan-2012 Effective Ways to Minimize the Risk of Employment Class Action Lawsuits in California
25-Jan-2012 USCIS Streamlines EB-5 Visa Process for Foreign Investors
07-Jul-2011 AT&T v. Concepcion Supreme Court Decision Upholds Agreements to Arbitrate and Avoid Class Actions
22-Mar-2011 Dukes v. WalMart: One Supreme Court Decision Could Influence Class Action Cases for All Companies
09-Dec-2010 ACC RECON: Recapping New Laws from 2010 and The Who When and What to Expect In 2011

Blog

24-Nov-2015 Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
Maine Is Latest State To Restrict Employer Access To Personal Social Media Accounts
13-Nov-2015 Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
Second Circuit Affirms NLRB Decision Employers Won’t Like
29-Oct-2015 Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
New Technology Heightens Risk For Employers Using Social Media For Hiring
15-Sep-2015 Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
Whose Property Is The Corporate Social Media Account?
06-May-2015 Social Media and Employment Law Blog for California Employers
Employer Can Proceed With Breach Of Noncompete And Trade Secrets Claims Against Former Employee Who Refused To Relinquish Control Of LinkedIn Group

Articles

23-Oct-2014 Dealing with Ebola -- and Ebola-Related Fears -- in the Workplace
By Rachel M. Sanders in Occupational Health & Safety
03-Sep-2012 The Unclean Hands and After-Acquired Evidence Defenses
By Baldwin J. Lee, co-author, in California Labor & Employment Law Review
21-Jul-2010 Technology – friend and foe in employment law
by Amy Wintersheimer Findley in San Diego Source
01-Jan-2009 International Labor & Employment Laws, chapter on Taiwan
By Baldwin J. Lee in Bureau of National Affairs
01-Jul-2004 Meal Time: An Expensive Debate is Looming Over the Definition of 'Wages' and 'Penalties'
By Annette M. Rittmuller in The Recorder
01-Mar-2004 What are an employee’s (or former employee’s) rights regarding inspection of his/her personnel file?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter
01-Oct-2003 My firm would like to know if it can offer a 4-day, 10-hour day schedule to non-exempt employees. If so, would the schedule need to apply to all employees?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter
01-Sep-2003 When can an exempt employee’s paid time off balance or salary be docked for a full or partial day absence?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter
01-Aug-2003 In light of the proposed COBRA regulations, is it still acceptable to be giving former employees and dependents the 1986 COBRA notice published by the department of labor?
By Patrick J. Grady, co-author, in The Orange Appeal newsletter
01-Jul-2003 What documents should be in employee personnel files and what documents should be excluded?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter
01-Jun-2003 Must an employer continue to pay indefinitely the group health insurance premiums of an employee on an extended workers’ compensation leave?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter
11-Jan-2003 What pay obligations, if any, exist if attorneys within the firm are calling attorneys who are on leave of absence or vacation to ask questions regarding a particular matter?
By Patrick J. Grady in The Orange Appeal newsletter