Ernie Malaspina

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Ernie is a member of Hopkins & Carley’s Employment & Labor Law Practice in the San Jose office. He previously served as Chair of Hopkins & Carley’s Litigation Department for more than 10 years.

Ernie advises private and public sector employers on a wide range of employment issues.

In addition, Ernie represents clients in the litigation of a wide range of complex employment disputes involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employee embezzlement, breach of contract, as well as single plaintiff and class action wage and hour controversies, among other disputes.

Latest Articles

Employers in California, especially those in the Middle Market, are all too familiar with the tidal wave of wage and hour litigation they have confronted over the past decade plus – claims alleging misclassification, unpaid overtime, meal period and rest break violations, and pay stub violations, to name just a few.  A new decision from the California Supreme Court addresses claims based on long-ignored Labor Code statutes regarding days of rest.  Although the decision is…