California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”
Many California employers do not understand their legal obligation to pay “premium pay.” An employer...

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DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against LA County Involving Pre-Employment Physicals
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled an employment discrimina...

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DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In Back Wages And Benefits For Employees
The Department of Labor (DOL) is reporting that a company, California Cartage Company LLC, which is ...

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EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its FY 2018 sexual harassment d...

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EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles For $3.5 Million
The U.S. District Court has approved a settlement between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal ...

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Ninth Circuit Rules For Uber in Misclassification Lawsuit
In a major victory for Uber Technologies, Inc., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a lower c...

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Content Moderator Claims PTSD From Reviewing Images Posted On Facebook
A former Facebook content moderator, Selena Scola, is suing Facebook alleging that she developed Pos...

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Female Workers Sue Facebook For Alleged Discriminatory Job Ads
A group of female workers claim that Facebook and 10 other employers engaged in unlawful gender disc...

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Alorica Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit For $3.5 Million
The U.S. District Court approved a consent decree between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Public Sector Employees Cannot Be Required To Pay Union Dues
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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California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”
DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against LA County Involving Pre-Employment Physicals
DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In Back Wages And Benefits For Employees
EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data
EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles For $3.5 Million
Ninth Circuit Rules For Uber in Misclassification Lawsuit
Content Moderator Claims PTSD From Reviewing Images Posted On Facebook
Female Workers Sue Facebook For Alleged Discriminatory Job Ads
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
  • California Employers Must Understand “Premium Pay”...
    Oct 24, 2018
    Many California employers do not understand their legal obligation to pay “premium pay.” An employer’s failure to understand the obligation to pay “premium pay” when owed to an employee, can result in costly litigation pursuant to California’s Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”). In general, “premium pay” is extra pay, at an employee’s regular rate of pay, that is owed to an hourly (non-exempt) employee when the employee fails to take a rest or meal period by the required time, due to action by the employer. For example, if an employer needs an employee to take a delayed rest or meal...

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    DFEH Settles Disability Discrimination Case Against...
    Oct 16, 2018
    The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has settled an employment discrimination case with the County of Los Angeles involving two complainants who were allegedly denied or delayed positions with the County due to the County’s pre-employment medical examination requirements, which the DFEH alleged were overly broad.

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    DOL Investigation Recovers $3.5 Million In...
    Oct 10, 2018
    The Department of Labor (DOL) is reporting that a company, California Cartage Company LLC, which is based in Long Beach, California, will pay $3,573,074 to 1,416 employees after the DOL found the company violated federal contract provisions of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA).

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  • EEOC Releases Preliminary FY 2018 Sexual...
    Oct 05, 2018
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released its FY 2018 sexual harassment data today - highlighting its work over the past fiscal year to address the pervasive problem of workplace harassment.

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    EEOC Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settles For...
    Oct 04, 2018
    The U.S. District Court has approved a settlement between Alorica, Inc. and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for $3.5 million to resolve a sexual harassment lawsuit.

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    Ninth Circuit Rules For Uber in...
    Sep 25, 2018
    In a major victory for Uber Technologies, Inc., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal reversed a lower court’s ruling that certified a class of current and former drivers, and ruled that the claims against Uber for misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors must be filed individually as opposed to a class action.

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  • Content Moderator Claims PTSD From Reviewing...
    Sep 25, 2018
    A former Facebook content moderator, Selena Scola, is suing Facebook alleging that she developed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from reviewing disturbing material on a daily basis as part of her job duties.

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    Female Workers Sue Facebook For Alleged...
    Sep 25, 2018
    A group of female workers claim that Facebook and 10 other employers engaged in unlawful gender discrimination by excluding them from job ads.

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    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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