Monday, August 10, 2009

Steven G. Pearl to Speak at Southern California Employment Law and HR Forum

Steven G. Pearl will speak at the Southern California Employment Law and HR Forum on November 6, 2009, in Anaheim, California. Designed for attorneys, employers, and HR professionals, the Forum will present legal updates and strategies for managing human resources risks and preparing for the top employment law challenges in 2010.

Mr. Pearl will present the employees' perspective on current wage and hour issues. Mr. Pearl will speak with employer-side attorney Richard Rosenberg of Ballard, Rosenberg.

More information is available here.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Steven G. Pearl and Leonard H. Sansanowicz to Speak at Pilipino Workers' Center

Steven G. Pearl and Leonard H. Sansanowicz will speak at the Los Angeles Pilipino Workers' Center (PWC) on July 31, 2009. Mr. Pearl and Mr. Sansanowicz will address wage and hour issues of concern to the Pilipino community, including the role of immigration status in wage and hour lawsuits and protections available for undocumented workers.

PWC was formed in 1997, on the idea that all individuals deserve a high quality of life and are entitled to safe working conditions, living wages, decent living conditions, access to quality healthcare, and basic human dignity. PWC provides services and resources that help meet the immediate needs of Pilipino workers and their families while organizing for long-term change. More information on PWC is available here.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

CEB Chooses Steven G. Pearl to Author Wage and Hour Litigation Treatise

Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) has selected Steven G. Pearl to author a chapter in its forthcoming treatise, California Wage and Hour Law: Compliance and Litigation. Mr. Pearl will author the chapter entitled Litigating Wage and Hour Cases: Plaintiffs' Perspective.

Mr. Pearl is principal of The Pearl Law Firm, a Los Angeles, California Wage and Hour Law Firm for Employees. Mr. Pearl represents employees in individual cases and class actions to recover unpaid minimum wages, overtime compensation, compensation for missed meal breaks and missed rest breaks, vacation pay, commissions, and bonus compensation. Mr. Pearl helps employees who have been treated as independent contractors or as exempt, salaried employees. He also helps employees negotiate retention bonuses, severance agreements, and severance pay.

Founded by the University of California and the State Bar of California in 1947, CEB is California's leading legal publisher.

Monday, April 27, 2009

The Pearl Law Firm Launches New Web Site

The Pearl Law Firm is proud to launch its new web site, "Even though we've used the same URL for a number of years, the web site is completely re-designed and adds a huge amount of new content," said Steven G. Pearl, principal of The Pearl Law Firm. "Our Media Center includes links to our blog and press releases, articles we've written, and seminars we've participated in."

The web site provides fresh weekly content and includes the "Employee Rights and Information Center," an in-depth resource on substantive Federal and California employment law, job survival, and steps to pursue an employment law claim. Mr. Pearl said, "People are going to find our web site a tremendous resource in learning what their rights are and how to protect them."