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AB51: To Be or Not to Be Preempted? That Is the Question – Corinne Spencer & Antwoin Wall Author The Recorder Article

January 25, 2023

Currently, employers may lawfully require California employees to agree to arbitrate employment claims (except for sexual assault and harassment claims). However, the ability to mandate arbitration in the foreseeable future is in limbo. In their article for The Recorder, Senior... Read More

PB&W Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2023

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Today we honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., a great man who changed the world. Dr. King was an American Baptist... Read More

Barry Pearlman Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers 2023

January 10, 2023

For a sixteenth year, Managing Partner Barry Pearlman has been named to the Southern California Super Lawyers 2023 list in the area of Employment Litigation: Defense. Pearlman specializes in the litigation of complicated employment law and workers’ compensation defense matters,... Read More

KFI-AM and KNX News Interviewed Antwoin Wall Discussing The Pros and Cons of SB-1162 and How It May Hurt California Employers

December 13, 2022

California’s employment laws will soon be even tougher with new bills taking effect January 1, 2023. KFI-AM and KNX News spoke with Senior Associate Antwoin Wall on why SB-1162 can be construed as a job killer by adding costly reporting... Read More

PB&W Newsletter – Year-End Legal Roundup: CA Employer Industry News & Insights

November 21, 2022

Register for the 2022 PB&W Employment Law Symposium & Wine Tasting Don’t miss the in-person event held on Thursday, December 1 at the Hilton Garden Inn Burbank. The symposium will cover the biggest issues California employers are facing and provide... Read More

How California’s Public Sector Can Protect Itself Amidst Ever-Evolving Employment Laws – Corinne Spencer Authors HR News Article

November 14, 2022

As people are returning to the workforce, California is aggressively adding jobs. With the addition of jobs and employees, public sector organizations need to remain vigilant and stay up-to-date on the pertinent federal and state employment laws. In her article... Read More

Antwoin Wall Interviewed by Today’s General Counsel – New 2023 California Employment Rules

November 7, 2022

New rules for disclosing pay range information to applicants and employees, and new record keeping and reporting requirements go into effect in California on January 1, 2023. But two other rules effective January 1 are just as consequential, Senior Associate Antwoin Wall... Read More

Justin Borska Seeks to Help Bring Diversity & Inclusion to the Forefront

November 3, 2022

Partner Justin Borska grew up in an environment where he was taught to understand and respect people’s differences and their struggles, something that he teaches his own two children. When PB&W began the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee, he reached... Read More

Join Our 2022 Employment Law Symposium and Learn What’s Coming Around the Corner in Employment Law

October 5, 2022

We are excited to announce that our 2022 Employment Law Symposium will be held on Thursday, December 1 live at the Hilton Garden Inn in Burbank, California. Session Agenda for Thursday, December 1st 8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. PT Employment... Read More

Ripple Effect of Viking River in Employment Disputes – Antwoin Wall Authors Daily Journal Article

September 22, 2022

Recent legal precedent, including the U.S. Supreme Court Viking River Cruises decision, is starting to provide some clarity on whether mandatory arbitration agreements are legal in California, to the benefit of employers. In his article for Daily Journal, Senior Associate... Read More

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