June 17th, 2021 | Main

Masking Guidelines for Workplaces Under the New Rules

Vaccinated employees are not required to wear masks while indoors, except for the places where California still requires masks to be worn by all people Unvaccinated employees must still wear face masks in indoor settings Face masks are not ...

April 22nd, 2021 | Main

New Addition to the Firm!

Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP is excited to announce the addition of James Harvey as a partner in the firm. A Bakersfield native, James brings to BBR 11 years of experience in all areas of business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts, ...

March 24th, 2021 | Main


On March 19, 2021, Newsom signed new legislation restructuring California Paid Sick Leave obligations for Covid-related reasons.  This is a NEW sick leave obligation and is in addition to the employer obligations under the newly enacted American ...

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December 4th, 2020 | Main

New Partner Announcement

Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP is proud to announce that Viviano E. Aguilar has been selected to be a partner in the firm. Viviano is a key leader in the firm’s litigation and administrative practice, successfully handling client matters in state and ...

April 2nd, 2020 | Main

DFEH Issues Employer Guidance on COVID 19 Issues

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing recently issued a FAQ on employer and employee rights relating to COVID 19.  The DFEH reaffirmed that it is unlawful for employer to discriminate against employees for among other things, actual or ...