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Texas Federal Court Blocks New Salary Restrictions For Exempt Employees
On November 22, 2016, a federal court in the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Department of Labor from enforcing new regulations...
United States
28 Nov 2016
Unpersuasive: Federal Judge Invalidates DOL's New Persuader Rule
On November 16, 2016, a federal district judge in Texas barred the Department of Labor ("DOL") from enforcing its new so-called "Persuader Rule."
United States
22 Nov 2016
DOL Makes Last-Minute Tweaks To New Overtime Exemption Rules
In March 2014, President Obama signed an executive order directing the Department of Labor to revise its aging rules governing overtime pay for white collar employees.
United States
26 May 2016
California Supreme Court: Arbitration Agreement Restating Existing Law Is Not Unconscionable
On March 28, 2016, the California Supreme Court handed down a long-awaited opinion in Baltazar v. Forever 21.
United States
7 Apr 2016
You May Want To Reconsider Your Position – EEOC Announces New Procedure To Handle Administrative Charges Against Employers
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently announced new nationwide changes to the procedures relating to its investigation of administrative charges filed against employers.
United States
10 Mar 2016
Ninth Circuit Limits Tip Pooling To Customarily Tipped Employees
The federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on February 23 that employers cannot implement policies requiring tipped employees to share their tips with untipped employees.
United States
8 Mar 2016
California Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Prevailing FEHA Defendants To Recover Their Costs
Under section 1032(b) of the California Code of Civil Procedure, "a prevailing party is entitled as a matter of right to recover costs in any action or proceeding" unless some statute expressly says otherwise.
United States
28 May 2015
Uber, Lyft Decisions Highlight Difficulty Of Classifying Workers In The Modern Economy
"The test the California courts have developed over the 20th Century for classifying workers isn’t very helpful in addressing . . . 21st Century problem[s]."
United States
30 Mar 2015
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