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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DOL To Appeal Ruling Against Overtime Expansion

The Department of Labor (DOL) has appealed a Texas judge’s decision to block an Obama-era...

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Former Ford Contractor to Pay $21 MLN In Refusal-To-Hire Union Case
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has entered into a court-mediated settlement agreement wit...

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CA Governor Brown Vetoes Proposal for Disclosure of Salary Information by Gender
California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed AB 1209 (Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Di...

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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
DOL To Appeal Ruling Against Overtime Expansion
Former Ford Contractor to Pay $21 MLN In Refusal-To-Hire Union Case
CA Governor Brown Vetoes Proposal for Disclosure of Salary Information by Gender
  • 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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  • EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries,...
    Nov 03, 2017
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched an EEOC Public Portal to provide online access to individuals inquiring about discrimination.

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    Bill To Expand Paid Leave And...
    Nov 03, 2017

    U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters (R-Calif.) along with co-sponsors U.S. Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) have introduced the “Workflex in the 21st Century Act.”

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    CA DIR Raises Minimum Salary Threshold...
    Nov 01, 2017


    Pursuant to Labor Code Section 515.5(a)(4), the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has adjusted the required salary threshold for computer software professionals.

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