The U.S. District Court approved a consent decree between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal ...

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that public sector workers who are represented by unions cannot ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Waivers In Workplace Arbitration Agreements
The U.S. Supreme Court, in a highly anticipated case, ruled that employers can require as a conditio...

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Wells Fargo Owes  $97 Million For Employee Breaks
Bloomberg News is reporting that Wells Fargo & Co. must pay $97 million to home mortgage cons...

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Employers Must Now Submit OSHA Form 300A Electronically

Companies with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and ...

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California Supreme Court Adopts New Standard For Establishing Independent Contractor Status
In a long anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in  Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v....

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Service Advisors Are Entitled To Overtime
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that service advisers are salesmen and therefore exempt from overti...

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Salary History Doesn't Justify Paying Women Less, 9th Circuit Rules In Opinion Written By Late Judge
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that salary history cannot be used to justify paying les...

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U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of "Whistleblower"

The U.S. Supreme Court, in Digital Reality Inc. v. Somers, has narrowed the definition of "...

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Immigration Agents Raid 77 Northern California Workplaces; No Arrests Reported
Federal immigration agents raided 77 businesses in Northern California this week, demanding proof th...

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EEO-1 Survey For 2017 Now Open
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has completed its mailing of the 2017 “EEO-1...

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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement And Litigation Data
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that 84,254 workplace discrimi...

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Alorica Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit For $3.5 Million
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Public Sector Employees Cannot Be Required To Pay Union Dues
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Waivers In Workplace Arbitration Agreements
Wells Fargo Owes $97 Million For Employee Breaks
Employers Must Now Submit OSHA Form 300A Electronically
California Supreme Court Adopts New Standard For Establishing Independent Contractor Status
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Service Advisors Are Entitled To Overtime
Salary History Doesn't Justify Paying Women Less, 9th Circuit Rules In Opinion Written By Late Judge
U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of "Whistleblower"
Immigration Agents Raid 77 Northern California Workplaces; No Arrests Reported
EEO-1 Survey For 2017 Now Open
EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2017 Enforcement And Litigation Data
  • Alorica Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit...
    Aug 29, 2018
    The U.S. District Court approved a consent decree between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $3.5 million and remedial measures to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit.

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    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Public Sector...
    Jun 27, 2018
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that public sector workers who are represented by unions cannot be required to pay union dues.

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    U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Waivers...
    May 21, 2018
    The U.S. Supreme Court, in a highly anticipated case, ruled that employers can require as a condition of employment that workers waive their rights to participate in class action lawsuits as part of an arbitration agreement.

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  • Wells Fargo Owes $97 Million...
    May 10, 2018
    Bloomberg News is reporting that Wells Fargo & Co. must pay $97 million to home mortgage consultants and private mortgage bankers in California who didn’t get the breaks they were entitled to under the state’s stringent labor laws.

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    Employers Must Now Submit OSHA Form...
    May 03, 2018

    Companies with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and companies with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses, must now electronically submit OSHA Form 300A.

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    California Supreme Court Adopts New Standard...
    May 03, 2018
    In a long anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in  Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, No. S222732 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Apr. 30, 2018), has adopted a new test, known as the “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee versus an independent contractor under the Wage Orders.

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  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules Service Advisors...
    Apr 10, 2018
    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that service advisers are salesmen and therefore exempt from overtime requirements, pursuant to federal law (the Fair Labor Standards Act).

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    Salary History Doesn't Justify Paying Women...
    Apr 10, 2018
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled that salary history cannot be used to justify paying less to women in comparable jobs.

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    U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Definition of...
    Feb 21, 2018

    The U.S. Supreme Court, in Digital Reality Inc. v. Somers, has narrowed the definition of "whistleblower." The case involves Paul Somers, who was the Vice President at Digital Realty Trust, Inc., from 2010 to 2014. During this time he filed reports to senior management about possible securities law violations by the company. Digital Realty eventually terminated Somers, and he filed suit in the U.S. district court for California, alleging that Digital Realty terminated him for his reports of securities law violations in violation of the anti-retaliation protections of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank...

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