Swerdlow Law Firm has received Tier 1 ranking in the 2021 edition of US News – Best Lawyers® list of “Best Law Firms.

We are pleased to share the Swerdlow Florence Sanchez Swerdlow & Wimmer has been awarded a Tier 1 ranking for the ninth consecutive year by US News – Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firm. […]

Governor Newsom Passes New Legislation Concerning Employees Who Contract COVID-19 While Working

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed two significant pieces of legislation involving California workers impacted by COVID-19: Senate Bill 1159 ("SB 1159") and Assembly Bill 685 ("AB 685"). SB 1159, which takes effect immediately, provides for […]

Independent Contractor Or Employee? AB 2257 Modifies AB 5, California’s Landmark Law Regarding Worker Classification

On September 4, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2257, which significantly expands and modifies the list of occupations and industries exempt from the default “ABC Test” for determining a worker’s classification. AB […]

California COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Starts September 19, 2020

In a significant piece of legislation, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867 into law on September 9, 2020, which requires private employers with 500 or more employees nationwide to provide their California employees […]

DOL Revises FFCRA Final Rule: What This Means for Covered Employers

We are pleased to provide you with this e-alert, courtesy of the Baltimore law firm of Shawe Rosenthal LLP, which provides an excellent summary of new Families First Coronavirus Response Act regulations. Shawe Rosenthal LLP […]

Three Swerdlow Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

We take great pride in announcing that Millicent Sanchez has been selected 6 years in a row for the Labor & Employment – Management and Labor & Employment – Litigation categories. Janet Swerdlow has been […]

Emily Camastra Has Become a Partner in the Firm

Swerdlow Florence Sanchez Swerdlow & Wimmer, A Law Corporation, is pleased to announce that, effective August 1, 2020, Emily Camastra has become a Partner in the Firm. Emily joined the Firm in 2012 and has […]

Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles Issue Return to Work Orders

As Los Angeles begins to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, LA County and the City of LA have each issued new Orders with which employers must comply in order to resume business.  The County of Los […]

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

We are pleased to provide you with this e-alert, courtesy of the Ohio law firm of Ross, Brittain & Schonberg, which explains the amendments in the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act that modify the Paycheck […]

Reopening Workplaces During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As governmental authorities begin to allow and contemplate allowing for the reopening of businesses closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers are wondering when – and specifically how– employees can return to […]