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Request For Employment Records? Don't Trust; Verify!
Plaintiffs' lawyers routinely invoke Labor Code provisions to conduct pre-litigation discovery by seeking employment records.
United States
22 Jan 2019
Here's An Update: Opportunity (To Work) Knocks In San Jose
On March 13, 2017, San Jose's new "Opportunity to Work Ordinance" takes effect, requiring covered employers to offer additional hours to part-time employees before hiring new or temporary employees.
United States
17 Mar 2017
The Peculiar "Personnel-ity" Of California Personnel File Inspection Laws
Within the last few years, the California Legislature has amended laws related to an employee's right to inspect personnel records, intending to ensure employees have access to those records.
United States
13 Dec 2016
California Supreme Court Says Retiring Employees Must Be Paid Promptly
Under Labor Code section 202, California employers must pay all wages to an employee who "quits" within 72 hours.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Who Me? Yes, YOU: Personal Liability For Wage Hour Violations
With March Madness in full swing, we interrupt your crumbling tournament brackets to ensure you're aware of a truly maddening development.
United States
4 Apr 2016
Governor's Pen Sends Anti-Employment Arbitration Bill To The Grave
On October 11—his very last day to sign or veto bills—Governor Brown vetoed the much-feared Assembly Bill 465. AB 465 would have banned mandatory agreements to arbitrate Labor Code claims as a condition of employment.
United States
28 Oct 2015
California Moves Toward Ban On Mandatory Arbitration Of Labor Claims
On August 31, the California Legislature passed AB 465, aiming to "ensure that a contract to waive any of the rights, penalties, remedies, forums, or procedures under the Labor Code"—such as an arbitration agreement—is "a matter of voluntary consent."
United States
10 Sep 2015
Eighth Circuit Concludes That $24 Million Wage Payment Judgments Have No Meat
It is not every day that multi-million dollar wage and hour class action judgments get reversed.
United States
7 Sep 2015
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