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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PAY TRANSPARENCY DISCLOSURE & PAY DATA REPORTING UPDATE
LABOR COMMISSIONER FAQ’S ON PAY TRANSPARENCY As we reported previously, California passed a new law (SB 1162) which requires covered employers to provide pay scale disclosures under the Equal Pay Act. These requirements became effective on January 1, 2023. The new law...read more
MORE NEW LAWS AND UPDATES FOR 2023
IRS MILEAGE RATE INCREASE Employers must provide reimbursement to their employees “for all necessary expenditures or losses incurred…in direct consequence of the discharge of [their] duties…” (Labor Code Section 2802). This would include reimbursing employee’s for the...read more