Subcontractors Beware!

Subcontractors Beware!

As most California subcontractors know, the indemnity clause is generally presented by general contractors as a “take it or leave it” provision. Either take it and get the work or leave it and they will find someone else to do the job. To try and build in some equity...

Know Your Informational Rights As An LLC Member

Over the last 20 years, Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) have become more popular in California.  However, LLC members may be unaware of their rights to certain types of information. Conversely, managers of an LLC may not know what information they are required to...
Be Careful With Internships

Be Careful With Internships

Occasionally, a friend has a child home from college who is interested in your business’ market space. The friend asks if his son or daughter might be an unpaid intern to gain experience and check out the industry. You want to say yes, but it is wise to consult...
Accommodating Employee Requests

Accommodating Employee Requests

Rules to Remember when Offering Workplace Flexibility When an employee asks about rearranging the workday to accommodate a personal errand, most managers will try to work out a compromise that seems fair and reasonable. But sometimes actions taken with the best of...