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U.S. Supreme Court Validates Contraceptive Mandate Exemption for Religious Employers

July 9, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) that exempts employers with religious and conscientious objections from providing employees healthcare coverage for contraception, is … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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PPP Forgiveness

July 8, 2020

So you got a PPP loan…now what? Keeping compliant with the PPP, the many changes to its rules, and PPP forgiveness can be a headache. This step-by-step guide may come in handy – but remember, this link is for informational … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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U.S. Supreme Court Extends Title VII Coverage to Gay and Transgender Employees

June 25, 2020

On June 15th, the United States Supreme Court ruled Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 extends to gay and transgender workers. In a 6-3 decision, the Court held that along with race, color, national origin, religion and … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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A Message RE: COVID-19 from POTENTE

March 16, 2020

A message to our global community, The health, safety, and well-being of the POTENTE team, our clients, and the communities in which we live is the most important consideration today and always. As we cope with the ever-changing circumstances related … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT

January 22, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. The CCPA took effect on January 1, 2020 and is one of the … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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TRANSPARENCY IN SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

August 19, 2019

When you wake up in the morning, what is the first app you open on your phone? Most likely, if you are not checking your emails, you are tuning into Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, or other social media platforms. … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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IMPORTANT LEGAL UPDATES RE: CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY BILL AB-5 – CLASSIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

May 31, 2019

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the California State Assembly passed AB-5, a bill that impacts the classification of workers, making it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees.   The bill instructs businesses to … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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EMPLOYEE OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR? – CALIFORNIA ADOPTS MORE RESTRICTIVE “ABC” TEST

May 3, 2018

Just before the world celebrated May Day, an international day honoring workers, the California Supreme Court changed how independent contractors are classified under state law. This law may affect many industries that routinely rely on the independent contractor classification for … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKER CLASSIFICATION: EMPLOYEES VS. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

February 21, 2018

Many companies know that it is important to accurately classify their workers. Whether someone is an employee or independent contractor can have significant impacts on a company and how it does business. Classifying workers as employees requires that the employer … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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THE SWART CASE, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO THE OUT-OF-STATE INVESTOR

January 19, 2017

Whether sifting from mineral remnants in a pan or receiving stock certificates from a Silicon Valley company – California has been the beacon of investment and good fortune throughout our nation’s history. However, as Benjamin Franklin said, “…in this world … Continue reading CONTINUE READING

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