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The American Rescue Plan Act Expands Current Federal Pandemic Aid to Small Businesses

March 24, 2021 by Christina M. Le

The coronavirus pandemic lockdowns financially ravaged many small businesses this past year, requiring the federal government to provide periodic aid. At this time, although the pandemic conditions are starting to finally improve, with vaccines being administered and lockdowns being lifted, there are still many small businesses that require additional funds to make it through this current period. The good news […]

The California Supreme Court Takes a Giant Step Toward Outlawing Employers’ Rounding Policies

March 5, 2021 by Catherine Dellecker

The California Supreme Court issued a decision last week that upends the state’s historic ambivalence toward, if not tacit approval of, “neutral” rounding policies for calculating employee work time. Although limited to the rounding of meal breaks for now, the Court expressed its unequivocal aversion to rounding policies generally, signaling a potential future ruling on the issue. California is well-known […]