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New California Law Prohibits Choice Of Law And Venue In Employment Contracts
Governor Brown signed into law a new California Labor Code provision (Section 925) that is likely to have major repercussions for contracts with employees who live and work primarily in California.
United States
4 Oct 2016
Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) Amended To Address Some Excesses
On October 2, 2015, Governor Brown signed urgency legislation (Assembly Bill [AB] 1506) that immediately amends California's Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA)1 to address increasing civil litigation alleging technical violations of itemized wage statements (pay stubs) issued to employees.
United States
6 Oct 2015
DOL Releases New 20-Year Anniversary Survey Of The FMLA
Twenty years after the enactment of the Family and Medical Leave Act, the U.S. Department of Labor has released a survey of over 1800 employers and 2,800 employees.
United States
12 Feb 2013
California Supreme Court Finds Out-of-State Employees Working In California Are Protected By California Overtime Laws
In Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation, the California Supreme Court recently issued three important rulings regarding the reach of California's overtime laws.
United States
13 Jul 2011
In Hertz v. Friend, The U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies The Path To Federal Courts
By its unanimous decision in Hertz v. Friend, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it more likely that a company sued in state court in a state other than where its headquarters and center of direction, control, and coordination are located, will be able to remove the case from state to federal court in that jurisdiction.
United States
2 Mar 2010
Employment Issues Following The Haitian Earthquake
Swift action must be partnered with careful planning when responding to any disaster. This holds especially true in the case of the devastation in Haiti.
United States
26 Jan 2010
Colorado And Arizona Employees Working In California Are Protected By California Overtime Laws According To The Ninth Circuit November 2008
The Ninth Circuit in Sullivan v. Oracle Corporation, (08 Cal. Daily Op. Serv. 13,881) (Nov. 6, 2008), came to three important conclusions regarding the reach of certain California laws...
United States
14 Nov 2008
The California Supreme Court Narrowly Rules That Individuals Are Not Liable For Retaliation In Some Circumstances
In a 4-3 decision, the California Supreme Court in Jones v. The Lodge at Torry Pines Partnership, found that nonemployer individuals (e.g., supervisors) are not personally liable for claims of retaliation brought under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), at least when the retaliation is not in response to actionable harassment.
United States
10 Mar 2008
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