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What is a Private Foundation?

Recently, we discussed public charities: what they are, how they function, how they are treated by the IRS. Today, we will discuss what lies on the other end of the nonprofit spectrum: Private Foundations.  Funding of a Private Foundation A ...
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What is a Public Charity?

What is a Public Charity? We often hear the terms, “Non-profit organizations,” “charities,” “private charities,” “foundations,” etc. Understandably, these terms can create confusion:  What’s the difference between a charity and a foundation? Private vs. public? How is the IRS involved?  This ...
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California Supreme Court Cases to Watch in 2021

California Supreme Court Cases to watch unfold in 2021  There are three major cases in California to look at this year that may transform the current state of the workplace in relation to environment, contracts, and retaliation.  Bailey vs San Francisco District Attorney’s Office   The Supreme Court will review ...
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was signed into law. The FFCRA imposes paid and sick leave obligations on employers with less than 500 employees. This law is limited to effects directly related to the Coronavirus. The FFCRA became effective on ...
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The #MeToo Effect in A Federal Case

The #MeToo Movement has not only brought a plethora of sexual misconduct to light, it is now becoming a part of the judiciary’s lexicon in sexual harassment cases.  One such federal case illustrating this movement is the case of Minarsky ...
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Proposed California Legislation – Job Killer Bills

From the California Chamber of Commerce: Proposed California Legislation – Job Killer Bills AB 357 (Chiu; D-San Francisco) Predictable Scheduling Mandate/Protected Leave of Absence — Imposes an unfair, one-size fits all, two-week notice scheduling mandate on certain employers that perform ...
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FLSA Overtime Changes Threaten Exempt Status

From the San Diego State Bar – Business Law Section By: Ogletree Deakins and Diane M. Saunders. FLSA Overtime Changes Threaten Exempt Status The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Committee on Employment Law held its spring meeting last week, and one ...
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