Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict in the workplace costs employers significant time and money. It is also detrimental to the well-being of the employees, leading to stress, sleepless nights and overall dissatisfaction with their job. Maintaining a positive and productive workplace is a must to succeed in today’s environment. One of the most effective steps an employer can take is to address workplace disputes early and correctly. Read More

“Most Workers Are Employees”: The Impact of the New DOL Misclassification Guidance

All businesses that use independent contractors must take an up-close look at those relationships, in light of new interpretive guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The DOL asserts that “most workers are employees” for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and sends a strong message that it will continue to aggressively police how employers classify workers.Read More

Thank you for supporting Dine Around for Justice!

The ACBA Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) sends our heartfelt thank you to all the supporters of our ninth year of Dine Around for Justice, a fundraising event to provide essential legal services for low-income people in Alameda County. Some of our favorite local restaurants generously agreed to donate 15% of evening food and beverage revenue on one Thursday in August to support VLSC.Read More