What is Sexual Harassment? California law defines sexual harassment as a form of sexual discrimination, which refers to unwelcome sexual advances, or any physical, verbal, or visual conduct of a sexual nature, including actions that create an offensive, hostile, or intimidating work environment based on sex. State law says that the offensive conduct does not…Continue Reading
In 2018, the California Supreme Court rendered a hasty decision that held concerns independent contractors and the California business community. In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the California Supreme Court analyzed a worker classification dispute between Dynamex and their independent contractors. In this case …Continue Reading
Even with a history of major earthquakes, there was decades of little to no progress on retrofit legislation in California. Now, the nation’s most sweeping seismic regulations live in Los Angeles with a unanimous vote by the City Council.Continue Reading
As property owners and managers, it can get overwhelming when trying to understand all the different building codes. Title 24 is a specific part of the California Code of Regulations that specifically ensures building efficiency. These standards are updated every three years, so it is imperative to stay on top of the changes and avoid penalties.Continue Reading
As a result of climate change impacting our daily lives, ambitious climate action plans are becoming popular among state policymakers. Some advocates of renewable energy are championing the implementation of “building electrification”.Continue Reading
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