California BPC 16600: Non-Competition Agreements Revisited

California BPC 16600: Non-Competition Agreements Revisited

In the recent case of Golden v. Cal. Emergency Physicians (9th Cir. 12-16514 4/8/15), the 9th Circuit revisited California’s stark prohibition against non-competition agreements (aka non-compete agreements). In this case, the Court held that the district court “abused its discretion”…

Labor Code Section 6400 “Workplace Safety” Cases

Labor Code Section 6400 “Workplace Safety” Cases

We recently concluded a case involving a “big box” retailer and an employee working as an asset protection manager. Almost all major chain retailers have some form of asset protection employees (managers and staff) whose primary job is to help…