2017 California Employment Law Update

This year the California Legislature added numerous new employment laws, most of which become effective on January 1, 2017. Most of these statutory laws impose new regulations on employers, while there was a recent decision in an important California Supreme Court case that affects employee meal/rest periods. This newsletter highlights a few of the new laws that employers should be aware of in Read More

Market Pulse Quarterly Report Shows 2015 Ended With Strong Sales Of Businesses And Optimism Is Growing For 2016

The quarterly Market Pulse Survey published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Project showed that business sales remained strong in 2015 especially in the Main Street market. The quarterly Market Pulse Survey published by the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), M&A Source and the Pepperdine Private Capital Market Read More

2016 California Employment Law Updates

This year the California Legislature added numerous new employment laws, most of which become effective on January 1, 2016. Some of these laws impose new regulations on employers, while others provide positive benefits such as safe harbors and incentives to employers who reclassify independent contractors as employees. This newsletter highlights a few of the new provisions taking effect on January 1, 2016, that will Read More