Wage Theft: Major Changes to CA Labor Enforcement

Major Changes in CA Labor Code Enforcement Beginning January 2024, Assembly Bill 594 (AB 594), will expand California labor law to allow public prosecutors to bring civil or criminal actions for violations of specified Labor Code provisions within their geographic jurisdiction. Public prosecutors include the Attorney General, district attorneys, city attorneys, county counsels, and other…

Mobile Audio Recording Systems (MVARS)

MVARS, also known as dash cams, are video recording devices that are mounted on the dashboard of law enforcement vehicles. These cameras are forward facing and constantly recording. Recordings can be saved either by the officer pushing a button to initiate, or by turning on the emergency lights and sirens, triggering the system to automatically…

The Consequences of Vaccination Fraud

Since the recent vaccine rollout, many businesses have decided to require proof of vaccination to enter their establishments. These mostly include bars, restaurants, and other places where crowds may gather. As mandatory COVID-19 vaccines become more widespread, many employers are asking what they can do if workers refuse. Some employers are firing workers who won’t…

The DOJ speaks out against health care clinics charging for vaccines

Is your clinic charging individuals for the vaccine? Since the rollout of the new COVID-19 vaccinations, acting U.S. Attorney Philip A. Talbert and others released statements warning individuals that they should not be asked to pay to receive the COVID vaccine. Clinics that require individuals to pay for their vaccine are doing so unlawfully. “Covid-19…

Central Valley COVID-19

Fresno barbers and salons to open again under California’s new COVID-19 tier system.

New Rules for COVID-19 What has changed? Under the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” Valley counties will continue to face some of the most stringent coronavirus business restrictions in the state, at least for now. The new tiers include revised criteria for when different business sectors can reopen in individual counties, as well as the…