Archives for 2008

Court of Appeal Rules Employers Must Only Provide Meal and Rest Breaks

Update: The Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case Ruling Employers Must Only Provide Meal and Rest Breaks On October 22, 2008, the California Supreme Court granted review of Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court (2008) 165 Cal.App.4th 25.  The Court of Appeal found, among other things, that employers need only provide, not ensure, that meal and rest periods are taken.  Because the Supreme Court has granted review, the findings by the Court of Appeal are no longer good law and should not be … [Read more...]

Val Saldaña receives Hispanic Heritage Award

On October 9, 2008, Val W. Saldaña, was honored by Assemblymember Juan Arambula with the "Hispanic Heritage Award" for Law & Justice. This award is given annually to a person in the Central Valley of Hispanic descent who demonstrates commitment to the Hispanic community and who exemplifies success in their professional endeavors. … [Read more...]

Are You In Compliance With The New California Foreclosure Laws?

In an effort to “help even more Californians keep the American Dream of homeownership alive,” Governor Schwarzenegger signed SB 1137 into law on July 8, 2008. Taking full effect on September 6, 2008, the new laws have implications for lenders and borrowers alike. … [Read more...]