Sweeping Decree by Federal Agency Declares McDonald’s to be a Joint Employer with Its Franchisees By Robyn McKibbin, Esq. The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is a federal agency vested with the power to prevent and remedy violations of the National Labor Relations Act committed by employers and unions. The NLRB investigated allegations that some …

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  • November 21, 2014
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Wait, Who Pays for BYOD to Work? By Robyn McKibbin, Esq. A California Court of Appeal recently ruled that when an employee “must” use their personal cell phones for work-related calls, the employer is responsible for reimbursing the employee a “reasonable percentage” of his/her cell phone bill — regardless of whether the employee or a …

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  • November 13, 2014
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BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY Gregory E. Stone, Esq. represented a plaintiff against her family law lawyer for excessive billing and bad faith. Case was arbitrated pursuant to the client’s fee agreement with her lawyer resulting in an award refunding the client’s money as well as an award of $70,000 in punitive damages against the lawyer. …

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  • September 27, 2014
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On Saturday, August 23, 2014, Stone, Cha & Dean will participate in the third annual Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo at the Ventura County Fairgrounds.  The event is touted as Southern California’s premier lifestyle, health and active aging expo.  Events include health screenings, a job fair, health, fitness and beauty consultants and over 70 vendors.  …

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  • August 14, 2014
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On September 7, 2014, at Balboa Park, Van Nuys, Stone, Cha & Dean will participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association. Team Captain Leslie Blozan has a special connection to the cause, as she watched her mother fade away through nine years of the disease. As we now live longer, we are …

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  • July 29, 2014
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