Legislative Update For California Employers

Last month, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a number of employment-related bills that will affect employers throughout the state. In addition to AB 5, which restricts the use of independent contractors (discussed in an earlier […]

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms” List Honors Swerdlow Florence Sanchez Swerdlow & Wimmer with Tier 1 Ranking

  Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms […]

California Codifies “ABC” Test to Limit Independent Contractors and Expand Definition of “Employee”

Last year, the California Supreme Court sent shockwaves throughout the business community in the landmark ruling Dynamex v. Superior Court, which limited the use of independent contractors for purposes of claims for wages and benefits […]

Sanchez, Swerdlow & Wimmer is Honored by The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

We proudly announce that Millicent Sanchez has been selected five years in a row for the  Labor & Employment – Management and Labor & Employment – Litigation categories. Janet Swerdlow has been honored five consecutive […]

Reporting Time Pay Required For Employees Who Call In To Determine If They Will Work An On-Call Shift 

Employees scored another legal victory in a case that expands the scope of what it means to “report to work.”  In Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc., a California Court of Appeal held that an employee is […]

Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer Named to Super Lawyers 2019 List

This marks the fifth year in a row that Janet Swerdlow has been selected and the thirteenth consecutive year that David Wimmer has earned selection to the list. Only five percent of the lawyers in […]

2018 Labor & Employment Law Seminar

TOPICS: Be Ready It’s The “Me Too” Era Speaker: Millicent Sanchez, Esq. IC or EE? It’s Time to Learn Your ABCs Speakers: Janet Swerdlow, Esq., Meghan O’Kane, Esq. Joint Employment Relationships Speaker: Emily Camastra, Esq. […]

Swerdlow Law Firm has received Tier 1 ranking in the 2019 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 seventh consecutive year by US News – Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms.

NLRB Turns To Rulemaking To Reverse Joint Employer Standard

The National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) has issued a proposed regulation to re-establish the traditional test for determining whether two employers are considered “joint employers” under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). Under the […]

We congratulate Millicent Sanchez, Janet Swerdlow and David Wimmer for being selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Millicent Sanchez has been honored four consecutive years for her Employment & Labor Law – Management practice.  Janet Swerdlow has been recognized eight consecutive years for the category Labor & Employment – Litigation.  David Wimmer […]