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[Podcast]: Worker Classification After Dynamex, Not As Simple As ABC
In its 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, the California Supreme Court upended decades of precedent by setting out a new
United States
15 Aug 2019
Governor Brown Signs Slew Of #MeToo-Inspired Laws
This weekend Governor Brown signed many laws that were authored and gained traction in response to the #MeToo movement.
United States
4 Oct 2018
"Bill Bites" – More New Labor And Employment Laws In California
Senate Bill 1252 clarifies that Labor Code Section 226's right to inspect wage records also means that the employee has a right to "receive" those records.
United States
4 Oct 2018
California Imposes New Mediation Disclosure Requirement On Attorneys
Earlier this month, Governor Brown signed new legislation (SB 954), which requires lawyers to provide their clients with a printed disclosure describing the confidentiality restrictions applicable to mediation.
United States
1 Oct 2018
Federal Government Challenges California's "Sanctuary State" Status
On Tuesday, the United States of America filed a lawsuit in federal court in Sacramento, naming California Governor Jerry Brown and Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants...
United States
12 Mar 2018
"Inclusion Riders" On The Storm
Last night, Oscar-winner Frances McDormand ended her acceptance speech with a reference to two words – "Inclusion Rider" – that sent many Oscar viewers scrambling to Google her cryptic message.
United States
7 Mar 2018
California Labor Commissioner Issues $500,000 Citation Against Los Angeles Restaurant For Labor Code Violations
The California Labor Commissioner issued a press release this week announcing a $500,000 citation against Los Angeles restaurant Shrimp Lovers, arising from wage theft allegations made...
United States
6 Mar 2018
UPDATE: California Federal Court Permits Former Bank Internal Auditor's Whistleblower Claims To Proceed
A California federal court recently denied BofI Federal Bank's motion to dismiss the Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower claims plead in their former internal auditor Charles Erhart's amended complaint.
United States
6 Oct 2017
Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Case, Using Securities Fraud Standard
The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a grant of summary judgment in an employer's favor, dismissing a SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation case based on the plaintiff's lack of an objectively reasonable belief of violations of securities law.
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4 Aug 2017
San Francisco To Bar Employers From Seeking Disclosure Of Salary History
San Francisco has become the latest jurisdiction to pass a law restricting employers from inquiring about prior salary history during the hiring process.
United States
10 Jul 2017
California Employee Required To Challenge Non-Compete Clause In Indiana
The lawsuit, Scales v. Badger Daylighting Corp., was filed in California state court by the employee, Daniel Scales, after his employer, Badger Daylighting Corp., first filed a breach of contract action against Scales in Indiana state court.
United States
7 Jul 2017
New Notice Requirement For Domestic Violence Victims' Rights To Go Into Effect (July 1, 2017)
As we previously blogged, Assembly Bill 2337 (approved by the Governor last fall) will go into effect on July 1, 2017, and California employers will be required to give written notice of workplace rights ...
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5 Jul 2017
New Transgender Identity And Expression Regulations (July 1, 2017)
In May 2017, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) approved new regulations regarding transgender identity and expression in the workplace.
United States
28 Jun 2017
DFEH Releases Guidelines On Preventing And Correcting Harassment
Employers should make use of these new and updated resources to ensure that their anti-harassment programs and investigative mechanisms live up to the standards outlined by the DFEH.
United States
13 Jun 2017
Handful Of State "Job Killer" Bills Move On To Second House
According to reporting from the California Chamber of Commerce, several recently introduced bills have passed the California State Senate or Assembly and now move on to a vote in the second house.
United States
8 Jun 2017
Los Angeles' New "Ban The Box" Ordinance Prohibits Employers From Asking Job Applicants About Their Criminal History
On December 9, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed the "Fair Chance Initiative" into law. The new law restricts employers in the City of Los Angeles from asking job applicants about criminal convictions . . .
United States
15 Dec 2016
FAQ About California's New Law On Venue And Choice Of Law In Employment Agreements
We recently blogged about Governor Brown signing S.B. 1241, which is now codified as Section 925 of the California Labor Code.
United States
2 Nov 2016
FAQ About California's New Law on Venue and Choice of Law in Employment Agreements
We recently blogged about Governor Brown signing S.B. 1241, which is now codified as Section 925 of the California Labor Code. The law, which affects venue and choice of law provisions in agreements entered into as a condition of employment, will begin applying to agreements entered into, modified, or extended beginning on January 1, 2017.
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25 Oct 2016
California Broadens Its "Fair Pay Act" To Prohibit Race And Ethnicity Discrimination
Around this time last year, Section 1197.5 of the California Labor Code was amended by S.B. 358 in order to "eliminate the gender wage gap in California."
United States
6 Oct 2016
Eleventh Circuit Rules Disgorgement No Different Than Forfeiture, Barring Sec From Seeking Ill-Gotten Gains Outside Five-Year Limitations Period
A three judge panel in the Eleventh Circuit issued a ruling last Thursday in Securities and Exchange Commission v. Barry Graham et al.
United States
1 Jun 2016
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