CA Supreme Court Rules Employees Must Be Compensated For Bag Checks
On February 13, 2020, in a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that Apple, Inc. m...

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Employer Will Pay $20 Million For Alleged Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
Jackson National Life Insurance Company (hereinafter referred to as "Jackson") has agreed to pay $20...

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Statute OF Limitations For California FEHA Claims Increased To Three Years
California Governor Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 9 (Reyes), which extends the deadline for filing...

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Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its final overtime rule, which will make 1.3 million A...

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California Supreme Court Rules Workers Cannot Recover Unpaid Wages In A PAGA Claim
In a significant decision, the California Supreme Court has ruled that the civil penalties a plainti...

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Google Agrees to Pay $11 Million to Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit
Bloomberg News is reporting that Google has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a class action accus...

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Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Epstein Deal Scrutiny
On July 12, 2019, the Associated Press reported that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced he i...

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Dynamex Applies Retroactively
The Ninth Circuit has held in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., that the Californi...

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DOL Concludes Certain Service Providers For Tech Companies Are Independent Contractors
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it has issued a new opinion letter that addresses ...

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Federal Court Confirms September 30, 2019 Deadline for Employers to Submit EEO-1 Pay Data (US)
As reported by the National Law Review, on April 25, 2019, a federal judge approved the September 30...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Arbitration Must Be Explicitly Authorized
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, in a 5-4 decision (with the conservative justices in the majority)...

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House Passes "Paycheck Fairness Act"
The House has passed a bill, the “Paycheck Fairness Act”, which is intended to strength protections ...

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CA Supreme Court Rules Employees Must Be Compensated For Bag Checks
Employer Will Pay $20 Million For Alleged Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
Statute OF Limitations For California FEHA Claims Increased To Three Years
Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule
California Supreme Court Rules Workers Cannot Recover Unpaid Wages In A PAGA Claim
Google Agrees to Pay $11 Million to Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuit
Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Epstein Deal Scrutiny
Ninth Circuit Holds that Dynamex Applies Retroactively
DOL Concludes Certain Service Providers For Tech Companies Are Independent Contractors
Federal Court Confirms September 30, 2019 Deadline for Employers to Submit EEO-1 Pay Data (US)
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Arbitration Must Be Explicitly Authorized
House Passes "Paycheck Fairness Act"
  • CA Supreme Court Rules Employees Must...
    Feb 18, 2020
    On February 13, 2020, in a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that Apple, Inc. must pay its employees for time spent waiting for, and having a security check, of their personnel bags brought into the workplace (Frlekin v. Apple, Inc.).

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    Employer Will Pay $20 Million For...
    Jan 14, 2020
    Jackson National Life Insurance Company (hereinafter referred to as "Jackson") has agreed to pay $20,500,000 to 21 complainants and provide other relief to settle the EEOC's claims in a race, national origin, and sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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    Statute OF Limitations For California FEHA...
    Oct 14, 2019
    California Governor Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 9 (Reyes), which extends the deadline for filing an employment-related administrative complaint with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) by two years.

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  • Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime...
    Sep 24, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued its final overtime rule, which will make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), by raising the salary threshold for exempt employees.

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    California Supreme Court Rules Workers Cannot...
    Sep 13, 2019
    In a significant decision, the California Supreme Court has ruled that the civil penalties a plaintiff may seek under section 558 through the PAGA do not include the “amount sufficient to recover underpaid wages.”

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    Google Agrees to Pay $11 Million...
    Jul 24, 2019
    Bloomberg News is reporting that Google has agreed to pay $11 million to settle a class action accusing the company of discriminating against older job applicants.

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  • Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Epstein...
    Jul 12, 2019
    On July 12, 2019, the Associated Press reported that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.

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    Ninth Circuit Holds that Dynamex Applies...
    May 03, 2019
    The Ninth Circuit has held in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc., that the California Supreme Court’s ruling in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, applies retroactively.

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    DOL Concludes Certain Service Providers For...
    Apr 30, 2019
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it has issued a new opinion letter that addresses whether a service provider for a virtual marketplace company (“Gig” worker) is an employee of the company or an independent contractor under the FLSA. 

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