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

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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 Court of Appeal Issues Decision Impacting Employer Scheduling Practices
A California Court of Appeal has ruled in Ward v. Tilly, that a scheduling practice used by many emp...

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CA Supreme Court Holds ADP Not Liable For Mistakes In Paychecks
The California Supreme Court has ruled in Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, Cal., No. S238941, that ADP, LLC...

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California Governor Newsom Proposes 6 Months of Paid Parental Leave
California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has proposed six (6) months of paid parental leave for parents ...

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Legislation Proposed In California To Expand The Statute of Limitations For Harassment Claims
In one of her first acts after being sworn in for her second term in the Assembly, Assemblymember El...

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Employer Will Pay $3.5 Million For Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination
The Cato Corporation, a leading retailer of women's fashion and accessories, has agreed to pay $3.5 ...

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DFEH Announces New Online Harassment Training Resources For Employers
SB 1343, in effect as January 1, 2019, expands the required AB 1825 harassment training to cover emp...

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Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued an interim final rule updating two model...

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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 Court of Appeal Issues Decision Impacting Employer Scheduling Practices
CA Supreme Court Holds ADP Not Liable For Mistakes In Paychecks
California Governor Newsom Proposes 6 Months of Paid Parental Leave
Legislation Proposed In California To Expand The Statute of Limitations For Harassment Claims
Employer Will Pay $3.5 Million For Alleged Pregnancy Discrimination
DFEH Announces New Online Harassment Training Resources For Employers
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Issues Updated FCRA Model Disclosures
  • 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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    Federal Court Confirms September 30, 2019...
    Apr 26, 2019
    As reported by the National Law Review, on April 25, 2019, a federal judge approved the September 30, 2019 deadline for employers to submit EEO-1 pay data.

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Arbitration...
    Apr 24, 2019
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, in a 5-4 decision (with the conservative justices in the majority), that class arbitration must be explicitly authorized.

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    House Passes "Paycheck Fairness Act"
    Apr 01, 2019
    The House has passed a bill, the “Paycheck Fairness Act”, which is intended to strength protections against wage discrimination. The chamber voted 242-187 for the Paycheck Fairness Act, with seven Republicans joining Democrats in voting for the bill. The bill was co-sponsored by 238 Democrats and GOP Rep. Chris Smith (N.J.). For more information read here. 

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    CA Court of Appeal Issues Decision...
    Feb 08, 2019
    A California Court of Appeal has ruled in Ward v. Tilly, that a scheduling practice used by many employers in which employees are required to call in ahead of time to confirm if they must report to work, is unlawful, unless the employee is paid reporting time pay, even if the employee does not need to report to the worksite.

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  • CA Supreme Court Holds ADP Not...
    Feb 08, 2019
    The California Supreme Court has ruled in Goonewardene v. ADP, LLC, Cal., No. S238941, that ADP, LLC, a national payroll company, is not liable for mistakes made on the employee’s paycheck.

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    California Governor Newsom Proposes 6 Months...
    Jan 10, 2019
    California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) has proposed six (6) months of paid parental leave for parents of newborns.

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    Legislation Proposed In California To Expand...
    Dec 11, 2018
    In one of her first acts after being sworn in for her second term in the Assembly, Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) introduced, along with Assemblymember Laura Friedman, AB 9 which extends the administrative timeline to bring forward a complaint of workplace harassment from one year to three years pursuant to the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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