Category: General


Do You Have an Implied Contract of Employment?

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When you begin working with an employer, there are various ways to formalize the employer-employee relationship. In some cases, this includes a formalized written contract signed by both the employer and the employee. However, there are also times when a verbal agreement occurs between the two parties. There are even times when there is no…


California Employment Drug Test Laws

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It is left to the discretion of employers in California to determine whether to require an employee or would-be employee to pass a drug test as a condition of employment or continued employment. California law does not require drug testing by employers, with the exception of when testing is required for compliance with federal regulations….


Are Non-Competes Enforceable in California?

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It’s not uncommon for an individual to lose their job or decide to take a new job only to realize they signed a contract which contains a non-compete clause, prohibiting them from working in a certain industry or location for an extended period of time. If you find yourself in this position and you think…


Are Unpaid Internships Legal In California?

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It’s fairly common for many companies to look for unpaid interns to help do some of the more menial tasks that need to be accomplished. The typical demographic of an intern is often a student who is looking for special skills while still in school. They are generally not worried about being paid because they…


Sessions and Kimball Employment Law Firm in Mission Viejo is Participating in the 2016 Labor and Employment Law Symposium

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Join us at the 2016 Labor and Employment Law Symposium in Orange, CA on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Hiedi DeGroot, Partner, and Nicole Nguyen, litigator, from our firm, will be speaking at the event, discussing how to deal with violence in the workplace. You can see a full schedule below. Register online at ocbar.org Registration:…