Monthly Archives: September 2014

HILLARY BOOTH SPEAKS REGARDING DRIVER PAY

On September 23, 2014, Hillary Booth was a featured speaker at the California Trucking Association’s San Bernardino Unit meeting where she spoke on the difficulties of implementing a piece-rate pay system for commercial drivers under California law.

BOOTH LLP SPONSORS CONTSTRUCTION DEFECT CONFERENCE

Booth LLP was a premier sponsor of the MC Consultants  20th Annual West Region Construction Litigation & Insurance Coverage Conference which took Place in San Diego on September 17-19, 2014.  Booth LLP also contributed to the Construction Defect Community Charitable Foundation.

 

CALIFORNIA TO REQUIRE PAID SICK LEAVE

While Governor Jerry Brown has not yet signed the bill just passed by the legislature (AB 1522), he has issued a strong statement of support and obtained several amendments he had insisted upon.  Thus, it appears inevitable that the bill will become law.

Known as the “Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014,” this bill would implement a number of new Labor Code provisions requiring employers to provide paid sick leave for their employees.  If enacted, California would be the second state (Connecticut is the other) to implement paid sick leave state-wide.