Elkins Employment Law has developed effective strategies that work
Elkins Employment Law, founded in 1988 by Cynthia Elkins, provides advice, counsel, and litigation defense exclusively to California based business operations.
To be a trusted advisor and advocate for our clients, providing personalized services for their human capital and employment law concerns.
With 35 years of experience, Elkins Employment Law provides concierge legal services for California based businesses. We support, educate, guide and advocate for our clients through the ever-changing and complex array of laws and regulations governing California businesses. Whether the business has one employee or hundreds of employees, our goal is the same – provide real-world, practical problem-solving advice tailored to meet the needs of the client and to protect the business from employment-related claims.
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Elkins Employment Law
At Elkins Employment Law, with over three decades of extensive California employment law experience, we know the most effective and efficient path to resolving problems is by working closely with our clients – listening to their needs, recognizing and understanding their concerns, and working towards strategic cost-effective solutions.
Whether we are advising employers on the tough day-to-day personnel decisions, conducting workplace investigations to resolve grievances, performing compliance audits, developing agreements, or policies for compliance with the evolving landscape of state, federal, and local employment laws, or defending employment-related lawsuits, we take a proactive common-sense and practical approach to specifically meet our clients’ expectations and needs.
Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation defense for businesses, owners, managers, and supervisors when confronted with claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, or other employment-related litigation
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IRS MILEAGE RATE INCREASE Effective July 1, 2022 through December 2022, the IRS optional standard mileage reimbursement rate for business travel will increase from 58.5 cents to 62.5 cents per mile. The IRS has stated the “IRS is adjusting the standard mileage rates...read more
California law has long provided that if an employee misses or is denied the right and/or opportunity to take a timely and otherwise legally compliant meal and rest break, the employee is entitled to be paid one hour at their regular rate of pay as a “penalty.” Labor...read more