Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Decision Announced

DACA Program Rescinded! Echoing similar thoughts of confusion, uncertainty, and anger around the nation, California employees and employers contemplate the far reaching effects of today’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program decision. Memorandum on Rescission of DACA.   Today’s decision to rescind the 2012 Obama era DACA program throws the status of an estimated […]

FLSA Overtime Rule Issue Resolved!

Texas Judge makes final ruling on previously stayed Overtime Rule! The Obama era Overtime Rule issue has been resolved with a final ruling from U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant. The District Court’s ruling granted summary judgment in favor of litigants challenging the 2016 changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act increasing minimum annual salary requirements […]

SAFFIRE LEGAL Takes On Sexual Harassment

On today’s Valentine’s Day edition of Radio UCI’s Ask A Leader (88.9fm), SAFFIRE LEGAL, PC Founder and Principal attorney Teresa A. McQueen, joins host Claudia Shambaugh to discuss how her niche practice gives special expertise to employers and employees toward preventing sexual harassment at the workplace. Click here to listen to the podcast of this […]

WORKPLACE PERSPECTIVES│SAFFIRE LEGAL: 2016 Holiday Survival Guide

While company sponsored holiday celebrations may not be as lavish as they once were, the traditional year-end celebration remains a tried and true corporate tradition. Done right, the traditional holiday get together is a great chance to bolster those increasingly important business relationships.  Learning how to handle yourself, knowing how to meet people, engage in […]

Five Days and Counting!

According to smithsonianmagazine.com the Presidential Election of 1876 was one of the “ugliest most contentious Presidential campaigns ever” with the Republican candidate calling his Democratic opponent out as “a briber[] a thief [and] a drunken syphilitic.”  I think at this point, most American’s would agree, the Presidential Election of 2016 is running a very close […]