16 03, 2023

PLUS Podcast: The Employment Law Counselor hosted by Jeff Stewart Episode 1

By |2023-03-16T08:05:58-05:00March 16, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI|0 Comments

This episode discusses examples of and reasons behind large scale employee layoffs, the potential pitfalls for companies to avoid, and what companies should be considering when making these decisions to try and mitigate risk and liability issues.  You can listen to the podcast episode below or for easy access on the go, listen to the podcast on the PLUS Connect App. The transcript for this podcast recording is available to view below. The-Employment-Law-Counselor-hosted-by-Jeff-Stewart-Episode-1-TranscriptDownload Meet the Speakers Host: Jeff Stewart, Counsel at White and Williams LLP Jeff Stewart focuses his practice on labor and employment matters. He represents business, governmental and not-for-profit [...]

23 02, 2023

Construction Worker Under a Collective Bargaining Agreement? No PAGA Claims for You!

By |2023-02-23T09:07:39-06:00February 23, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Though attempts to contractually waive an employee's right to sue pursuant to the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) typically fail in court, a narrow, but important exception to this rule are collective bargaining agreements involving construction workers. In Oswald v. Murray Plumbing & Heating Corp., No.B312736, 2022 Cal. App. Lexis 752 (Ct. App. Sep. 2, 2022). the Court of Appeal found that because the collective bargaining agreement at issue addressed wage and hour provisions, working conditions, and grievance procedures, and specifically mandated arbitration of disputes regarding Labor Code violations, the denial of the plaintiff's right to sue [...]

26 01, 2023

PLUS 2022 Conference Content Available to Members

By |2023-01-26T10:32:24-06:00January 26, 2023|@PLUS, Cyber, D&O, EPLI, Fiduciary, PLUS Conference|0 Comments

The PLUS Conference provides education on the latest in trends and in-depth news from leading experts in the insurance industry. If you missed the in-person sessions in 2022 they are available on-demand for PLUS members to view. Sessions include: Cyber Insurance - Duckling or Swan? Fact or Fiction About the D&O Market Never-Ending Story: Exposures Facing Fiduciaries and Their Insurers Waking the Beast: The Claims Process in a Post-Pandemic World Industry Leaders: Evolution of the Insurance Market EPL Wheel of Fortune - COVID Conundrums & Judicial Quandaries You can watch the recordings here. If you are not a PLUS member [...]

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