Grube Brown & Geidt LLP

Whether it is an important case update or exciting news about the firm, we want to share it with our clients right away.  Here, we will aggregate the news and provide updates on our practice and the development of employment law in California and elsewhere.



MAY 19, 2016

Client Alert:  U.S. Department of Labor Issues its New Overtime Rule

APRIL 28, 2016

Client Alert: New FEHA Regulations Adding Written Policy and Training Requirements

APRIL 13, 2016

Client Alert: California's Minimum Wage Will Rise to $15  and Beyond

APRIL 13, 2016

Client Alert: California Supreme Court Clarifies the Duty to Provide "Suitable Seating"

APRIL 13, 2016

Client Alert: San Francisco Passes Landmark Parental Leave Ordinance as California Strengthens its Paid Family Leave Law

APRIL 6, 2016

Client Alert:  California Supreme Court Affirms Enforcement of Reasonably Drafted Mandatory Arbitration Agreements

MARCH 28, 2016

Client Alert:  Supreme Court Affirms Donning and Doffing Class Verdict Relying on Representative Evidence

NOVEMBER 3, 2015

Client Alert:  2016 California New Laws Update

OCTOBER 9, 2015

Client Alert:  the California Fair Pay Act Toughens California’s Equal Pay Protections

OCTOBER 9, 2015

Client Alert:  California Legislature Amends PAGA to Permit Cure of Certain Alleged Paystub Violations

JULY 7, 2015

Client Alert: DOL's New Overtime Regulations: What They Will Mean for Employers in California and Elsewhere

JUNE 26, 2015

Client Alert: Amended CFRA Regulations Will Take Effect July 1, 2015, Clarifying the Rules on Eligibility, Medical Certifications, and Posting Requirements

JUNE 4, 2015

Client Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Holds an Employer May Be Liable for Failure to Accommodate Religious Practice Absent Actual Knowledge of Any Need for Accommodation

MARCH 31, 2015

Client Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Endorses a Broad Concept of Disparate Treatment Discrimination Claims Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

DECEMBER 31, 2014

Client Alert: New Employment Laws Affecting California Employers Take Effect on January 1, 2015

DECEMBER 17, 2014

Client Alert: New California Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect January 1, 2015

DECEMBER 9, 2014

Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk: Employers Need Not Pay for End-Of-Shift Security Checks Under the Fair Labor Standards Act


Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza LLC: Clarity on Franchisor Liability, California Style

JULY 31, 2014

Analysis of Peabody v. Time Warner Cable Inc.: California Supreme Court Restricts Employers in Calculating and Paying Commissions

JULY 1, 2014

Analysis of Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers: California Supreme Court explains certification requirements for IC class actions

JUNE 26, 2014

Analysis of Iskanian v. CLS Transportation: Class action waivers deemed enforceable; PAGA waivers invalid

JUNE 2, 2014

Analysis of Duran v. U.S. Bank National Association: California Supreme Court raises the bar for plaintiffs in certifying wage-and-hour class actions