It’s Official: L.A. Restaurants Can Only Provide Plastic Straws Upon Request

From now on, when you require a plastic straw at an L.A. restaurant, you must request it. LOS ANGELES – beginning on Tuesday, 1st October 2019, every L.A. restaurant is required to hold back plastic [...]

California Supreme Court Restricts the Kinds of Penalties Recoverable Under PAGA Actions

In ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court (Lawson) (Sept. 12th, 2019), the California Supreme Court held that complainants or petitioners cannot recover unpaid wages as enshrined in the Labor Code § 558 in the Private Attorneys [...]

Buying or Selling a Business? You’ll Need to Prepare a Stock or Asset Purchase Agreement

Introduction. Although there are many ways to structure the purchase or sale of a California business, one fundamental question with great implications will be whether the deal will be structured as a stock purchase or [...]

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Defend Trade Secrets Act: Necessary Revisions to Employment Contracts

  Companies deal with trade secrets and other confidential information all the time. Whether it is proprietary information regarding customers, pricing, sourcing, product design or manufacturing methods, this valuable intellectual property provides a competitive edge [...]

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