2020 May

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Articles in this issue:
What happens to workers, workers’ rights, and their advocates in a pandemic?

What happens to workers, workers’ rights, and their advocates in a pandemic?

A look at both old and new laws that will help us pro-tect workers’ rights in the age of COVID-19

Bryan Schwartz
Jinny Kim

2020 May


Independent contractors, Dynamex and AB-5

New employment law seeks to codify the ruling in Dynamex, other new laws address lactation and ethnic hairstyles

Karine Bohbot and Elizabeth Riles

2020 May


The silver lining of practicing law during the pandemic

Negotiation may be less contentious, with parties willing to give a little more just to get it done

Kristin Kemnitzer

2020 May


What’s taking so long in the other room?

A primer on Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) for plaintiffs’ attorneys, and using coverage to drive settlement

Jeannette A. Vaccaro

2020 May


Out with the old

Proving individual, intentional age discrimination during a reduction in force

P. Bobby Shukla

2020 May


The COVID-19 pandemic and tenants’ rights

A review of legal mandates that protect tenants statewide and others specific to the Bay Area

Mary Catherine Wiederhold
Courtney M. Brown

2020 May


Distance mediation

Distance mediation

A look at what becomes crucial to success when agreeing to mediate by phone or video conference

Nancy Neal Yeend

2020 May


Profile: Menaka Fernando

Profile: Menaka Fernando

Taking sexual-harassment cases to a new level for lower-wage earners

Stephen Ellison

2020 May


Going viral

Get out of your pajamas and seize the opportunities presented by the pandemic to move cases along

Miles B. Cooper

2020 May

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