NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace Policies, and Upholds No-Camera Policy in Boeing
In a 3-2 decision involving The Boeing Company, the National Labor Relations Board overruled Luthera...

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Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

Alex Kozinski, a high-profile federal judge, has retired following sexual harassment accu...

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Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target Younger Workers Focus Of Class Action Lawsuit
According to a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, by the Communication Wo...

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NLRB Reinstates Prior Joint-Employer Standard
In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board has overruled the Board’s 2015 decision in Bro...

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California SDI and PFL Benefits Set To Increase 1/1/2018


AB 908, which takes effect January 1, 2018, makes two major changes to the SDI and PFL...

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Labor Department Extends Comment Period For Tip Pooling Rule Amid Backlash

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is providing the public with more time to comment on i...

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CA DLSE Updates Guidance On Rest Breaks
The California Labor Commissioner’s office, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (“DLSE”), recent...

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City Attorney Obtains First Conviction in Santa Monica Minimum Wage Enforcement Case
The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office announced that JW Marriott LA Boutique Gift Shop (“LA Boutiq...

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Employer to Pay $150,000 To Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit
Chas. S. Winner, Inc., doing business as Winner Ford of Cherry Hill and Winner Ford, will pay $150,0...

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EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched an EEOC Public Portal to provid...

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Bill To Expand Paid Leave And Workplace Flexibility Introduced Into Congress

U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-Calif.) along with co-sponsors U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodger...

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CA DIR Raises Minimum Salary Threshold For Computer Software Professional


Pursuant to Labor Code Section 515.5(a)(4), the Department of Industrial Relat...

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NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace Policies, and Upholds No-Camera Policy in Boeing
Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target Younger Workers Focus Of Class Action Lawsuit
NLRB Reinstates Prior Joint-Employer Standard
California SDI and PFL Benefits Set To Increase 1/1/2018
Labor Department Extends Comment Period For Tip Pooling Rule Amid Backlash
CA DLSE Updates Guidance On Rest Breaks
City Attorney Obtains First Conviction in Santa Monica Minimum Wage Enforcement Case
Employer to Pay $150,000 To Settle EEOC National Origin Discrimination Suit
EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges
Bill To Expand Paid Leave And Workplace Flexibility Introduced Into Congress
CA DIR Raises Minimum Salary Threshold For Computer Software Professional
  • NLRB Establishes New Standard Governing Workplace...
    Dec 21, 2017
    In a 3-2 decision involving The Boeing Company, the National Labor Relations Board overruled Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia, 343 NLRB 646 (2004), which articulated the Board’s previous standard governing whether facially neutral workplace rules, policies and employee handbook provisions unlawfully interfere with the exercise of rights protected by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).

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    Federal Judge Alex Kozinski Resigns Over...
    Dec 21, 2017

    Alex Kozinski, a high-profile federal judge, has retired following sexual harassment accusations from at least 15 women.

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    Facebook Ads That Let Employers Target...
    Dec 21, 2017
    According to a class action lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, by the Communication Workers of America, thirteen companies including T-Mobile US, Amazon, Inc., and Cox Communications Inc., imposed age limits on who could see recruitment ads, allegedly limiting some only to people younger than 38.

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  • NLRB Reinstates Prior Joint-Employer Standard
    Dec 15, 2017
    In a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board has overruled the Board’s 2015 decision in Browning-Ferris Industries, 362 NLRB No. 186 (2015) (“Browning-Ferris”), and returned to the pre–Browning Ferris standard that governed joint-employer liability.  
     
    Therefore, in all future and pending cases, two or more entities will be deemed joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) if there is proof that one entity has exercised control over essential employment terms of another entity’s employees (rather than merely having reserved the right to exercise control) and has done so directly and immediately (rather than indirectly) in a manner that is...

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    California SDI and PFL Benefits Set...
    Dec 13, 2017


    AB 908, which takes effect January 1, 2018, makes two major changes to the SDI and PFL programs:

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    Labor Department Extends Comment Period For...
    Dec 13, 2017

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is providing the public with more time to comment on its proposal to roll back an Obama-era rule that bans employers from pooling workers’ tips, following requests from House Democrats and worker advocates.

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  • CA DLSE Updates Guidance On Rest...
    Dec 13, 2017
    The California Labor Commissioner’s office, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (“DLSE”), recently published updated guidance/FAQs on employer provided paid 10-minute rest breaks.

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    City Attorney Obtains First Conviction in...
    Dec 05, 2017
    The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office announced that JW Marriott LA Boutique Gift Shop (“LA Boutique”), a local hotel-based retail business, has been convicted of a misdemeanor for allegedly failing to pay numerous employees their Santa Monica minimum wage and retaliating against an employee who attempted to exercise her minimum wage rights. This is the first conviction under the City of Santa Monica’s Minimum Wage Ordinance.
     
    Prior to referring the case to the City Attorney’s Office, the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer & Business Affairs – contracted as the Wage Enforcement Division of the City – received numerous complaints from...

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    Employer to Pay $150,000 To Settle...
    Nov 27, 2017
    Chas. S. Winner, Inc., doing business as Winner Ford of Cherry Hill and Winner Ford, will pay $150,000 to settle a federal pay discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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