Seyfarth Synopsis: Summer is just getting started, and with it come special circumstances California employers should keep in mind. Vacations, hot weather, and company-sponsored events are among the summertime activities that raise employment issues. Here are some tips to beat the heat this summer.

Vacations

The kids are out of school and employees are ready

iStock_000034281440_LargeEarlier this week, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, many employees got the day off from work. It is, after all, one of the ten annual federal holidays. California state employees get additional holidays: Lincoln Day (February 12), Cesar Chavez Day (March 31), Admission Day (September 9), and Good Friday afternoon. And California considers every

By Aaron Lubeley and Candace Bertoldi

With the holiday season in full swing, there’s a lot of buzz (and confusion) around holiday work and pay requirements in California.  Employers often like to be more generous this time of year but many simply are misinformed as to what they must do. Here are seven tips about