Author Archives: Richard M. Wirtz

Can Businesses Exclude Same Sex Couples?

Recently, I was asked whether or not a business in the wedding industry could elect to not offer their services to same-sex couples. This very interesting legal question touches on a unique point where state interests in preventing discrimination intersect … Continue reading

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How to Handle Employess During Wild Fire Evacuations

Employment Issues Raised By California Fires With the disruption caused by the recent fires, employers are left with the difficult task of managing employees. Wild fires raise at least two significant questions for employers in Southern California: (1) With mass … Continue reading

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