James Parton III was again named Super Lawyers in 2015. Jim Parton has been so honored every year since 2004. Jim Parton has been named a Super Lawyer in his specialty of Employment Litigation: Defense. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate […]
A California contractor that failed to pay benefits under an employee pension plan has learned a harsh lesson for its failure to notify the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) of the resulting judgment. Pacific Caisson & Shoring Inc. (Pacific) sued Bernards Brothers Inc. (Bernards) for payment on its subcontract. Bernards asserted as a defense that […]
Jim Parton’s article, “Are You Ready For California’s Paid Sick Leave Law?,” has been published by United Contractors in the May 2015 issue of the UCON Magazine. The magazine is available online at http://www.unitedcontractors.org/magazine. This law goes into effect July 1 and applies to virtually all California employers, even those with a single employee. This […]
Nearly a year after its enactment, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (the “Act”) is poised to go into full effect on July 1, 2015. It has many very detailed requirements which will require many employers to adopt new, or modify existing, policies and procedures. It is important for every employer to understand […]
Parton & Sell principal, James Parton, and Ralph Rhoades, Of Counsel, have been selected to the 2014 California Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in California. James Parton was named a Super Lawyer® for 2014, the tenth consecutive year of his selection; Ralph Rhoades for […]
On May 20, Jim Parton presented a program the Marin HR Forum, “Minimizing HR Risk In A Social Media World – the Multitude of Risks and Management Alternatives.” This hour long program provided 1.00 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. It covered both the complexities and […]
Jim Sell’s analysis of the prevailing wage trap for the unwary contractor, The Prevailing Wage Double Whammy, has been published by United Contractors in the May issue of the UCON Magazine. The magazine is available online at http://www.unitedcontractors.org/magazine. If you would like to contact Jim Sell directly. Email him at email@example.com.