Legal Advice and Employment Law Compliance

Charter School Company, Northern California
Advised on employment practices and employee relations matters.

Healthcare System, California
Provided advice and counsel on exemption classification, company reorganization and reduction in force.

Supply Chain Logistics Company, San Francisco Bay Area
Advised company through union organizing drive and NLRB election process.

Individual Executive, San Francisco Bay Area
Advised executive on terms of separation package and covenant not to compete from out-of-state employer.

Skilled Nursing Facility, California
Advised client on variety of issues through extensive reduction in force, including compliance with California and federal WARN Acts, selection and placement of employees and issuance of severance packages.

Transportation Company, California
Advised transportation and logistics employer on overtime exemption classification and independent contractor rules.

Retail and Wholesale Food Service Company, Sacramento California
Conducted review of employment policies and practices, and advised on personnel matters including on hiring and firing, wage-hour, disability accommodations and leaves of absence.

Food Manufacturing Facility, San Francisco Bay Area
Conducted review of employment policies and advised on employee relations issues.

 

Investigations

Physician Management Company, San Francisco Bay Area
Conducted executive sexual harassment investigation.

Home Health and Hospice Provider, Northern California
Conducted investigation into concerns regarding an executive’s conflict of interest and breach of the duty of loyalty.

Public Agency, San Francisco Bay Area
Conducted investigation into an employee complaint of sexual assault by a co-worker.

International High-Tech Outsourcing Service Provider, California
Conducted investigation into bullying and hostile work environment allegations.

Administrative Services Organization, California
Conducted multiple investigations, including executive investigations into fraud and conflicts of interest, as well as investigations regarding improper physician and hospital billing practices.

Hospital, Central Valley
Conducted investigation into nurse allegations of race discrimination.

Municipal School District, San Francisco Bay Area
Conducted investigation into allegations of inappropriate conduct by staff toward high school students.

Labor Union, Sacramento
Conducted investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against business agents.

Municipality, San Francisco Bay Area
Conducted retaliation investigation brought by city employee against city officials.

State Residential Facility, Southern California
Conducted investigation into complaint of sexual harassment and assault at state run residential facility.

Medical Center, Central Valley
Conducted investigation into allegations against medical staff of abusive behavior and patient safety.

Municipal Fire Agency, Northern California
Investigated allegations of preferential hiring and discrimination against deputy commander.

Food Processing Facility, Northern California
Conducted corporate compliance investigation into allegations of fraudulent record keeping, regulatory violations and corporate policy violations.

Retirement Facility, Central Valley
Conducted workplace investigation into multiple complaints of hostile work environment and discrimination based on national origin and age.

County Office of Education, California
Conducted workplace investigation into allegations of hostile work environment.

Private University, California
Conducted Title IX investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.

Pre-Litigation Resolution

Financial Institution, California
Handled hearing over unpaid wages and bonus payments filed with the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

Package Delivery Company, San Francisco Bay Area
Handled employee charges of discrimination and harassment filed with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

Healthcare Center, South San Francisco
Represented health center during EEOC investigation into failure to accommodate claim.

Construction Services Company, Northern California
Successfully defended employer in multiple Labor Commissioner hearings regarding alleged wage-hour violations.

 

Training

Healthcare System, California
Provided series of half-day training sessions on basic employment law issues for managers and supervisors.

Employers Advisory Council
Trained supervisors, managers and human resources professionals on managing workplace illnesses and injuries, disability accommodations and leaves of absence.

Nationwide Clothing and Outdoor Gear Retailer, California
Trained and assisted human resources team in development of internal workplace investigation program to address employee complaints.

Hospital, Northern California
Provided in depth wage-hour training to hospital management and human resources personnel.

Public Agency, California
Conducted biennial mandatory harassment prevention training for supervisors at all branch offices of statewide agency.