Proposed Bill Prohibits California Employers From Voluntarily Consenting To ICE Inspection
A.B. 450, introduced by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco), prohibits employers from voluntari...

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Proposed “New Parent Leave Act” Headed To California Governor Brown
SB 63 ("New Parent Leave Act") is a bill authored by California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa...

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Employer Liable For Failing To Provide Accommodation For Breastfeeding
In Hicks v. City of Tuscaloosa, No. 7:13-cv-02063-TMP, 2015 WL 6123209, (N.D. Ala. Oct. 19, 2015), S...

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Ninth Circuit Seeks Clarity On Whether Wages Are Owed For Time Spent Waiting For Security Screening
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has asked the California Supreme Court to answer the question of w...

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California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity Rule Does Not Preempt Claim For Emotional Distress Under FEHA
The California Court of Appeal, 4th District, has affirmed that the workers’ compensation exclusivit...

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Ford Motor Company To Pay Up To $10.125 Million For Alleged Harassment

Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassm...

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UPS to Pay $2 Million For Alleged Disability Discrimination
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS e...

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U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages States To Reduce Excessive Licensing
U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta encouraged state officials to partner together to reduce ex...

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Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo
Reuters is reporting that Google has fired the male engineer who authored an internal memo asserting...

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Employer to Pay $145,000 to Settle EEOC Class Disability Discrimination Case

Chemtrusion, Inc., a Houston-based manufacturing services company, will pay $145,000 and ...

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Employer To Pay $10.5 Million For Alleged Hiring Discrimination And Retaliation

Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC, a leading retailer of fishing, camping, and hunting equipmen...

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Justice Department Will Not Defend Obama Administration’s Overtime Salary Threshold Increase

The Justice Department will not defend an Obama-era rule that would make workers automati...

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Proposed Bill Prohibits California Employers From Voluntarily Consenting To ICE Inspection
Proposed “New Parent Leave Act” Headed To California Governor Brown
Employer Liable For Failing To Provide Accommodation For Breastfeeding
Ninth Circuit Seeks Clarity On Whether Wages Are Owed For Time Spent Waiting For Security Screening
California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity Rule Does Not Preempt Claim For Emotional Distress Under FEHA
Ford Motor Company To Pay Up To $10.125 Million For Alleged Harassment
UPS to Pay $2 Million For Alleged Disability Discrimination
U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages States To Reduce Excessive Licensing
Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo
Employer to Pay $145,000 to Settle EEOC Class Disability Discrimination Case
Employer To Pay $10.5 Million For Alleged Hiring Discrimination And Retaliation
Justice Department Will Not Defend Obama Administration’s Overtime Salary Threshold Increase
  • Proposed Bill Prohibits California Employers From...
    Sep 19, 2017
    A.B. 450, introduced by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco), prohibits employers from voluntarily consenting to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) inspections in nonpublic areas of the workplace, unless the agent has a warrant.

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    Proposed “New Parent Leave Act” Headed...
    Sep 19, 2017
    SB 63 ("New Parent Leave Act") is a bill authored by California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) which provides 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected maternity and paternity leave for Californians who work for smaller employers of 20 or more, has passed the Senate floor with a 25-13 vote. The bill now heads to the Governor’s desk for his signature. SB 63 for an estimated 2.7 million Californian parents who work for smaller companies with 20-49 employees. Under current law, only those who work for an employer of 50 or more are eligible for job-protected parental (“baby-bonding” leave). Read more here: http://sd19.senate.ca.gov/news/2017-09-13-jacksons-sb-63-new-parent-leave-act-passes-senate-floor-heads-governors-desk
     
     
     
     
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    Employer Liable For Failing To Provide...
    Sep 19, 2017
    In Hicks v. City of Tuscaloosa, No. 7:13-cv-02063-TMP, 2015 WL 6123209, (N.D. Ala. Oct. 19, 2015), Stephanie Hicks ("plaintiff"), was a patrol officer on a narcotics task force working for the City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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  • Ninth Circuit Seeks Clarity On Whether...
    Aug 18, 2017
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has asked the California Supreme Court to answer the question of whether “time spent on the employer’s premises waiting for, and undergoing, required exit searches of packages or bags voluntarily brought to work purely for personal convenience by employees compensable as “hours worked” within the meaning of California Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order No. 7?

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    California Court Holds Work Comp Exclusivity...
    Aug 17, 2017
    The California Court of Appeal, 4th District, has affirmed that the workers’ compensation exclusivity rule does not preempt employees’ emotional distress claims arising from discrimination or retaliation in violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

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    Ford Motor Company To Pay Up...
    Aug 17, 2017

    Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay up to $10.125 million to settle sex and race harassment for a group of individuals which was investigated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at two Ford plants.

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  • UPS to Pay $2 Million For...
    Aug 14, 2017
    United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) has agreed to pay $2 million to nearly 90 current and former UPS employees to resolve a nationwide disability discrimination lawsuit filed in 2009 by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as well as to conciliate related administrative charges.

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    U.S. Secretary Of Labor Acosta Encourages...
    Aug 08, 2017
    U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta encouraged state officials to partner together to reduce excessive licensing.

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    Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo...
    Aug 08, 2017
    Reuters is reporting that Google has fired the male engineer who authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal, saying in an email to Reuters on Monday that he had been fired for "perpetuating gender stereotypes."

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