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JD, University of California, Davis School of Law

BA, California State University, Fullerton

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Anthony worked at a magic store for almost 5 years. He likes to hang out with his cat named Barry (short for Barrister).

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Compensatory Time Off: Navigate the Vacation Rush for Smooth Sailing
California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog

The days are getting longer and the vacation requests are piling up. If your agency uses compensatory time off, or “CTO,” granting vacation requests can be tricky when everyone wants to take time off at the same time.
What is CTO?
The Federal Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires employers to pay...

Can My Agency Ban TikTok?
California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog

In Texas v. Johnson, the Supreme Court summarized the “bedrock principle” of the First Amendment: “that the government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.” But what if the idea is being pushed by an all-knowing...

Five Things to Know Before Bringing Your Dog (Or Any Pet!) to Work
California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog

June 23 is National Bring Your Dog to Work Day. Here are some best practices when considering bringing your pet to work—for one day or fur-ever!

1. Be Purr-Real
Generally, your boss can say no to your pet. However, California requires employers to accommodate employees with assistive animals,...


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