Tag Archives: Focus

Bereavement leave, family responsibilities focus of state’s pending employment laws

Pending bills in the California Legislature would require employers to offer bereavement leave and add “family responsibilities” as a protected class under the Fair Employment and Housing Act. The bereavement leave bill, introduced Feb. 10 by Assemblymember Evan Low (D), would bar employers from preventing employees from taking up to five days of leave when… Read More »

California’s Pending Employment Laws Focus on Family | Stokes Wagner

In February 2022, California’s legislature introduced two family-focused bills that, if passed, would (1) require employers to provide bereavement leave to all employees upon the death of a family member (AB-1949) and (2) add “family responsibilities” as a protected class under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (AB-2182). Bereavement Leave (AB-1949): This Bill would require… Read More »

Restaurant Industry Webinar to Focus on Creating Enterprise Value Through Real Estate

Panel session on March 31 from Restaurant Finance Monitor features experts in in real estate portfolio optimization, investment banking/M&A and real estate law. Event sponsored by A&G Real Estate Partners is free of charge to registrants. CHICAGO, March 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — An upcoming webinar from Restaurant Finance Monitor will provide a deep dive into strategies… Read More »

With road deaths surging, transportation talks at Capitol will focus on road safety

Members of the House Transportation and Finance Committee will have plenty of issues to talk about during the 2022 legislative session, and improving road safety will be at the top of the list. The topic is front and center for committee Chair Frank Hornstein after Minnesota recorded nearly 500 traffic fatalities and 58 pedestrian deaths… Read More »

SEC Focus On Cybersecurity Begins To Take Shape – Corporate/Commercial Law

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is implementing a campaign to overhaul the agency’s expectations around cybersecurity and cyber incident reporting for the financial services industry and corporate America generally. For example, in a recent speech, Chairman Gensler reiterated his focus on cybersecurity and underscored the SEC’s work to “improve the overall cybersecurity posture and… Read More »