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Could PAGA finally be coming to an end?

Could PAGA finally be coming to an end?

Though it certainly has a long way to go, a proposed ballot measure to replace the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) is underway in California. PAGA is the 2004 law that allows an employee to stand in the shoes of a California state attorney general to bring wage...

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Christina Bucci Hamilton Named Partner

Christina Bucci Hamilton Named Partner

Duggan McHugh Law Corporation is thrilled to announce the naming of Attorney Christina Bucci Hamilton to Partner, alongside Senior Partners Jennifer Duggan and Laura McHugh. Throughout her eight years as an attorney, Christina has consistently provided first-rate...

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You’re Hired! (What Now?)

You’re Hired! (What Now?)

(This is Part II of a Two-Part Series on Hiring. Part I “Now Hiring! Best Practices for a Lawful Interview Process” can be found here.) Finding the right employee can be challenging, however even after an employer hires a candidate, they still have their work cut out...

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Changes to FLSA joint employer regulations

Changes to FLSA joint employer regulations

On October 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)’s rescission of the prior administration’s March 2020 Joint Employer Rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act went into effect.  In short, the rescission essentially increases the likelihood that an employer could...

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