Weintraub Partners with Syserco, Inc. to Help Support Bay Area Youth

Weintraub Tobin was proud to partner with Syserco, Inc. as a sponsor in the 7th Annual Golf for Kids’ Sake charity golf tournament on June 15, 2022.

The tournament, held in Livermore, CA, benefitted the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, raising over $157,000 to help support Bay Area youth. The proceeds help defend children’s potential with professionally supported mentorships throughout all nine Bay Area counties. 144 golfers attended the event,

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Breaking News – Premium Pay Constitutes Wages!

by Shauna N. Correia, Nikki Mahmoudi
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

We previously advised employers that the California Supreme Court agreed to review the Court of Appeal decision Gustavo Naranjo v Spectrum Security Services, Inc. (“Naranjo”), decided by the Second Appellate District in 2019. On May 23, 2022, the California Supreme Court issued its decision, which has significant and immediate impacts on California employers. The key takeaways are:

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San Francisco Issues Updated Guidance on San Francisco Paid Sick Leave During the Pandemic

by Nikki Mahmoudi, Shauna N. Correia
The Labor & Employment Law Blog

The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) issued new guidance on February 2, 2022 pertaining to the use of San Francisco Paid Sick Leave during the pandemic. This new guidance supersedes OLSE’s March 24, 2020 guidance.

While the February 2, 2022 guidance shares much of the same language as the March 24, 2020 guidance, San Francisco employers should be aware of the following changes:

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WT Wins: Court Issues Permanent Injunction in DTSA and CFAA Case

Shauna Correia and Jessica Corpuz represented our client in federal court in a case under the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The client is a major supplier of electronic package storage lockers throughout North America.  The defendant was a former employee who had refused to return company-owned computers and copies of our client’s sensitive data after he quit. Worse, he had threatened to leak the company’s confidential information,

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Shauna Correia in the Sacramento Business Journal: If Asked For a Religious Exemption From A Vaccine Mandate, Be An Optimist

In a contributed article for the Sacramento Business Journal, Shauna Correia discusses an extremely challenging issue that many businesses and HR professionals are facing – how to evaluate religious exemption requests from vaccine mandates. The October 8, 2021 article explores two important questions that arise:

What sort of religious belief or religious practice qualifies for a religious exemption?

How do employers know whether a proposed accommodation is reasonable or an undue hardship?

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