2021 May

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Articles in this issue:
Information is power

Information is power

The danger of non-lawyers practicing law and a look at two useful employment cases

Norman Pine
Scott Tillett

2021 May


The best and worst employment-case-law developments of 2020

The best and worst employment-case-law developments of 2020

The most important cases that shaped the year in employment law (with a bit of color commentary)

Andrew H. Friedman
Samson B. Spiegelman

2021 May


Crossing the finish line to approval of your class-action settlement

Courts are increasingly scrutinizing settlements to ferret out potential conflicts and collusion

Adrianne De Castro

2021 May


Preparing plaintiffs to speak their truth in deposition and at trial

Wrongful-termination plaintiffs need to testify and you need to prepare them

Renuka Jain

2021 May


The nature of PAGA actions

A PAGA primer: The cases and issues you need to know

Leonard H. Sansanowicz

2021 May


A bankruptcy primer for employment practitioners

What to do if a defendant – or your own client – files bankruptcy

Iris Weinmann
Ted Cohen

2021 May


Caregiver discrimination

Laws you can use to protect the rights of parents and caregivers in the workplace

Jennifer Liu

2021 May


Protecting whistleblowers

Litigating claims under Labor Code Section 1102.5

Lisa P. Mak

2021 May


Getting out of Oz

“Your defendant is a sham and you’re forum shopping.” Remedying removals based on fraudulent joinder

Helen You

2021 May


The advocate’s guide to beating employers at their CFRA games

The 2021 amendments to the California Family Rights Act substantially expand the number of workers entitled to protected leave

Supreeta Sampath
Greg Mayeda

2021 May


Teiwaz Lawyer

Teiwaz Lawyer

Book Review: The Way of the Trial Lawyer – Beyond Technique

Stuart Zanville

2021 May


Looking forward with optimism; pursuing an affirmative agenda

Legislative efforts include ending forced arbitration, laws for automated driving, eliminating qualified immunity, and raising trucking insurance minimums

Linda A. Lipsen

2021 May


State Bar changes may undermine your practice

CAOC is fighting for you against movement to allow non-lawyers to own law firms and practice law

Jacquie Serna

2021 May


Listservs: Risky business?

Member’s failure to comply with Listserv confidentiality rules endangers us all

Cynthia Craig

2021 May


The road back to normalcy at LA Superior Court

Plans for the New Civil Jury Trial and virtual MSC take shape

Genie Harrison

2021 May


Section 1981

A reason to consider federal court in employment race-discrimination cases

María G. Díaz

2021 May

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