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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In 2017, the California Legislature enacted numerous employment-related laws. California employers should take note of these new laws to ensure that their policies and procedures are in compliance.
Littler Mendelson
A California Court of Appeal dealt another blow to employers in a recent ruling interpreting the state's Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
A Massachusetts federal court has found that reporting a rumored office romance and complaining about paramour favoritism can be protected activity that is protected by anti-retaliation laws.
Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
The employer, ME Global, Inc., was ordered to pay $182,943 in back wages.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Ogletree Deakins' Traditional Labor Relations Practice Group is pleased to announce the publication of the fall 2017 issue of the Practical NLRB Advisor.
Bowditch & Dewey
On December 31, 2016, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a nationwide injunction blocking the implementation or enforcement of Section 1557's provision extending the definition of sex discrimination to gender identity.
Fisher Phillips LLP
The Oregon state agency charged with enforcing the state's wage and hour laws has announced the largest civil penalty against an employer in its long history – nearly $277,000.
BakerHostetler
With waves of cases already having addressed common targets for wage and hour litigation – assistant managers, healthcare workers, loan officers, donning and doffing claims...
Bowditch & Dewey
In Baker v. Aetna, (U.S. Northern District Court of Texas, 2017), Charlize Marie Baker filed claims against her employer and Aetna after having been denied benefits under the health plan and the short-term disability plan for coverage of breast implants recommended by her physicians as part of her male-to-female transition.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Noah Finkel, Colton Long, Kyle Petersen and John Giovannone authored a November 1 article in Employment Law Strategist, "The FLSA's Overtime Provisions."
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a federal procedural rule that allows a district court to extend an appeal deadline by no more than 30 days is a non-jurisdictional ...
The McLane Law Firm
As most human resources professionals know, documentation can often make or break an employment lawsuit.
BakerHostetler
Do any of your office systems involve fingerprint scans or facial recognition? If so, and if you have any Illinois business operations, you may soon become a target of the latest round of employment class actions.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Will Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley determine that former driver Raef Lawson was properly characterized as an independent contractor...
Fisher Phillips LLP
It is always unpleasant for a healthcare entity or medical practice to have to sever ties with an employed physician, but it is sometimes necessary.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Why should your dealership conduct thorough investigations into possible employee misconduct and document poor performance before termination?
Fisher Phillips LLP
Let's say you have a service advisor who is paid $525 per week, plus commissions. The service advisor makes a blatant and careless mistake on a customer invoice
Fisher Phillips LLP
Of all the accommodations considered reasonable under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)...
Fisher Phillips LLP
After more than ten years of protracted litigation brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), including a stop at the U.S. Supreme Court...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The law expands existing "Ban-the-Box" legislation currently in effect in at least 15 local jurisdictions, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, to the whole of California.
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Poyner Spruill LLP
On October 10, 2017, 76 companies filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court urging it to review Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital. The companies include Citrix Systems, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Google, Apple, American Airlines, Facebook, Uber, Starbucks, and the Miami Heat NBA franchise.
Littler Mendelson
The flurry of Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") class actions against employers started in or about 2012 and was not limited to California.
BakerHostetler
A recent surge of class action lawsuits is challenging employers' use of fingerprint timekeeping systems. In the past two months...
Proskauer Rose LLP
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.
Bowditch & Dewey
In Baker v. Aetna, (U.S. Northern District Court of Texas, 2017), Charlize Marie Baker filed claims against her employer and Aetna after having been denied benefits under the health plan and the short-term disability plan for coverage of breast implants recommended by her physicians as part of her male-to-female transition.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Will Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley determine that former driver Raef Lawson was properly characterized as an independent contractor...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recent cases in New York and Pennsylvania demonstrate that, at least in some jurisdictions and under some circumstances, a plaintiff can state a valid claim for unlawful gender discrimination ...
Fisher Phillips LLP
In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that a federal procedural rule that allows a district court to extend an appeal deadline by no more than 30 days is a non-jurisdictional ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Today's post is by our colleague, Mahsa Aliaskari, Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Senior Counsel. Mahsa has advised and defended businesses ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
The law expands existing "Ban-the-Box" legislation currently in effect in at least 15 local jurisdictions, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, to the whole of California.
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