New California Law Requires Businesses to Rehire Laid Off Employees

K.C. Swisher Selected to Selected to America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

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Announcing the selection of K.C. Swisher among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® for 2021.  Mr. Swisher was previously selected for the years 2019 and 2020. Selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify most exceptional Civil Defense Litigators in throughout the nation. 

Candidates are carefully screened through comprehensive Qualitative Comparative Analysis based on a broad array of criteria, including the candidate’s professional experience, litigation experience, significant case results, representative high stakes matters, peer reputation, and community impact in order to rank the candidates throughout the state. Only the top 100 qualifying defense litigators in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®.  With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of litigators in the community.

Recently, the State of California passed Senate Bill 93, a law that requires employers in certain hospitality industries to rehire those employees that were laid off during the pandemic prior to filling the positions with new employees.  Effective immediately, the law compels employers to make offers to its previously laid off employees and to allow the former employees five days to accept the offer.  The law provides strict criteria for the method and manner in which the offers must be made and a failure to comply with this law could lead to stiff penalties for non-compliant businesses.  To ensure your hiring practices comply with this law, be sure to contact the trusted counsel of your choice. 

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Swisher Law has been working tirelessly for its clients during these unprecedented times, advising on the myriad of legislation, executive orders, city ordinances and other abrupt changes to the legal landscape of doing business in California. Some of the many issues with which Swisher Law

has been assisting its clients include: 

-Landlord/Tenant Issues
-Commercial Contracts
-Vendor Inability to Perform
-Employment Issues
-Insurance Coverage and Claims
-Applying for Federal, State and Local Grants and Loans

From creative legal arguments borrowing on unique areas of the law to cordial negotiations with

the other side to obtain an optimal result for all involved, we continue to pursue every legal and informal remedy in a concerted effort to keep our clients in business.

As businesses of all size prepare to reopen their brick and mortar operations, now more than ever is the time to implement effective risk management strategies in areas ranging from employment to workplace safety.  Swisher Law is here to be your go-to counsel to help you weather the storm.