US News & World Report Honors SFSSW

Swerdlow Florence Sanchez Swerdlow & Wimmer is pleased to announce it is being honored again by U.S. News and World Report-Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms. The firm has been awarded a Tier 1 ranking, the […]

Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer Honored by The Best’s Lawyers In America ® 2014

We are proud to announce that Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. Janet, who was selected Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year for the […]

Employers Should Immediately Begin Using New Form I-9

Employers must verify the employment authorization and identity of each new employee hired in the U.S. by using Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. On March 8, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new […]

New FMLA Regulations Require New Poster and Revised FMLA Policy

New FMLA regulations that take effect March 8, 2013, require covered employers to update their FMLA posters and policies to reflect changes regarding FMLA leaves for military family members and a special definition of employee […]

David Wimmer – Southern California Super Lawyer

Janet Swerdlow & David Wimmer Honored by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013

We are proud to announce that Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013.  Janet, who was selected Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year for the […]

New California Employment Laws Effective in 2013

Governor Brown signed into law numerous pieces of legislation this year that undoubtedly will impact California employers and how they do business. We write now to highlight several of these new employment-related laws, nearly all […]

Worklaw® Network Explored in Global Business Magazine

Millicent Sanchez discusses the benefits of Worklaw® Network in an article published in the September 2012 issue of Global Business Magazine.

Harassment – Prevention Supervisor Training

SFSS&W Offers Training That Includes: An experienced attorney who is fully knowledgeable regarding Labor & Employment law conducting the two-hour training An overview of the prohibitions against harassment, discrimination, and retaliation under state and federal […]

Unequal Severance Packages Are Adverse Employment Actions

This article was originally published in the June 2012 issue of HR Magazine. Gerner v. County of Chesterfield, Va., 4th Cir., No. 11-1218 (March 16, 2012). Unequal severance packages can constitute violations of Title VII […]