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New Pregnancy Leave Obligations and Rights FEHA & PDLL

The California Second District Court of Appeal’s decision in Sanchez v. Swissport, Inc., No. B237761, will have a significant impact employment law and the way employers handle employees requiring pregnancy leave. On February 21, 2013, the court determined, for the first time, that an employee is entitled to reasonable accommodation for a disability under the […]

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Legal Current Events: California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

On September 21, 2012, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 323. Specifically, section 20 of the Bill replaced the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability Company Act (Beverly-Killea) with the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (RULLCA) to govern the formation and operation of limited liability companies (LLCs). Under the new legislation, LLCs are not […]

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California’s New Corporate Entities: Benefit Corporations and Flexible Purpose Corporations

Benefit Corporations and Flexible Purpose Corporations: A little over a year ago on January 1, 2012, California’s new corporate laws went into effect broadening the choices for corporations to include the following two new corporate entities:  benefit corporations and flexible purpose corporations. The effect of the new legislation was to allow companies that wish to pursue, both, […]

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