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What is the Families First Coronavirus Response Act?

April 6th, 2020|Business Law, Employment Law|

Families First Coronavirus Response Act and New Department of Labor Regulations

On March 18, 2020 the federal government enacted the FFCRA in an ongoing effort to respond to challenges employers face due to the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. On April 1, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor issued regulations to implement the two paid leave provisions of the FFCRA: the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act. These provisions of the FFCRA went into effect on April 1 and […]

The New CARE Act Stimulus and What It Means for You

March 31st, 2020|Business Law, Uncategorized|

Many American small businesses are facing diverse and complex challenges in addition to the human tragedy and public health dimension of the COVID-19 outbreak. Last week Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“Act”). Ghassemian Law Group is prepared to assist our clients in meeting the legal and business challenges created by this pandemic. We have prepared some highlights of the Act that may be of direct interest.

Economic Injury Disaster Loans & Emergency Economic Injury Grants :

Emergency advances of up to $10,000 are available for small […]

One Woman’s Vision

September 28th, 2019|Inspiring Stories|

Julia Morgan – Architect

What does it take for someone ahead of their time to shine? In the case of Julia Morgan, the architect who designed and built Hearst Castle, it was the courage to implement her vision at a grand scale at a time when women had no place in her field.

A recent visit to Hearst Castle, sparked my interest in the story of this pioneering woman who dared to go where most women a hundred years ago would find impossible to fathom.

California Public Contracts in Construction Part 4: Contractor Registration

January 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Are you hoping to register yourself as a Contractor? Are you not sure if you need to be registered? Don’t know where to start?

Fear not.

As a law firm that’s been practicing construction law in Southern California for years, we know there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to public works projects. Luckily, our team of attorneys have created this California Public Law Contract series to help our fellow contractors cut through all the noise and help you figure out what you need to be on your […]