Webinar - Saying It’s So, Doesn’t Make It So: Properly Analyzing Whether Your Exempt Employees Meet Exemption Requirements

Summary of Program
On March 24, 2021, Lukas Clary discussed the importance of correctly classifying employees as exempt or non-exempt is made clear by the ever-increasing number of claims filed with the Department of Labor and California Labor Commissioner for unpaid overtime and the increasing number of wage and hour class action lawsuits.

A recording of this webinar can be viewed on the Weintraub Tobin YouTube page.

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Webinar: Now You Know Your ABC’s – Or Do You? The Controversial and Evolving World of Independent Contractor Classifications

Summary of Program
Lizbeth (“Beth”) West and Lukas Clary Weintraub Tobin’s Labor & Employment Group discuss the serious risks involved in misclassifying a worker as an independent contractor rather than an employee. Not only can misclassified workers sue for employment benefits, but several federal and state agencies regulate worker classification for various purposes, and have the authority to impose significant sanctions against employers who misclassify workers.  

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WEBINAR: Employment Law Update 2020/2021 - Part I & Part II

Summary of Program

Our Labor & Employment Group presents our annual Employment Law Update where they discuss important legal developments from 2020 and review a number of new employment laws and relevant court cases impacting employers in 202

Program Highlights – Part 1 of 2

This part will focus on:

  • Class Actions
  • Independent Contractors Status
  • Wage and Hour Obligations Specific to Non-Exempt Employees
  • Wage and Hour Obligations Specific to Exempt Employees

This seminar was presented and recorded on January 6,

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Lukas Clary in The Sacramento Bee: A COVID Vaccine is On The Way. Will Employers Require Their Workers Get The Shot?

Sacramento Bee reporter Darrell Smith spoke with labor and employment attorney Lukas Clary for his article on the coming COVID vaccines and whether employers might require their workers to get vaccinated.

With a look at past precedent — H1N1 — we can conclude that an employer will be able to require a vaccination as a condition of employment,” said Lukas Clary, an employment law attorney at Sacramento firm Weintraub Tobin.

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DOL Revises COVID-19 Sick Leave and Family and Medical Leave Rules Following Court Ruling

by Lukas Clary
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

On September 11, 2020, the United States Department of Labor issued revised regulations governing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The regulations implement the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) provisions of the FFCRA. The revised regulations were issued to address a decision from a federal court in New York that invalidated previous regulations concerning whether work must otherwise be available to employees seeking to use leave under EPSLA and EFMLEA and whether an employer must consent to intermittent leave.

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Webinar: Overtime, Meal Periods, Wage Statements - Oh My! Non-Exempt Wage and Hour Compliance

On August 13, 2020 Weintraub attorneys Lukas Clary and Katie Collins discussed the nuts and bolts of wage and hour compliance for non-exempt employees in California.

Unfortunately, both single-plaintiff and class-action wage and hour lawsuits continue to plague California employers. Employers are often sued because of technical violations that occur simply because an employer is unaware of its legal obligations.  The web of federal and state wage and hour laws that govern the workplace can be difficult to understand.

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33 Weintraub Tobin Attorneys Named to 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists; Retain Highest Percentage of Sacramento Top 25 List

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that 33 Weintraub Tobin attorneys have been included on the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists for outstanding attorneys in Northern California.  In addition, 5 Weintraub Tobin attorneys received special recognition on Northern California and Sacramento “Top” lists. Weintraub attorneys represent 20 percent of the Sacramento Top 25 2020 Super Lawyers, achieving the region’s highest percentage again this year.

Attorneys selected to the 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list include Brendan J.

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