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Showing 4 posts from October 2013.

Robert Berg Appears on KFWB News Talk 980's "Money 101 with Bob McCormick"

Rob Berg stressed the importance of having code upgrade coverage and flood insurance. He also encouraged people who own valuable possessions to itemize them on their insurance policies to guarantee maximum reimbursement in the event of an accident, theft or natural catastrophe. 

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California Supreme Court Reverses Itself on Arbitration Waiver of Right to Wage Hearings

In Sonic–Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno, issued on October 17, 2013, (“Sonic II”) the California Supreme Court held that employers can require employees to arbitrate wage claims.  Previously, California employers could not force employees to arbitrate wage claims that could be filed with the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). (Read More)

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Late-Fee Confusion In Calif. Residential Leases

As anyone who has ever surfed the Internet knows, there is a great deal of conflicting information and advice to be found on just about every topic under the sun. One such issue, which has been the subject of increasing interest and debate in online legal forums over the last several years, is whether or not the standard provision for late fees in a residential lease is enforceable in California. (Read More)

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Protecting Agency Trade Secrets in the Modern Workplace

Today’s workplace bears little resemblance to that of 20 years ago. On average, today's college graduate will change employers six times over the course of his or her career, a threefold increase from only 20 years ago. With increased employee mobility comes a need for employers to protect their company's assets from being raided by a departing employee and used by the new employer. View Full Article