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Labor & Employment Legal Alert 8/18/2014
SB 1360 Requires California Employers to Pay for Cool-Down Periods
Employers With Outdoor Work Areas Should Review Their Heat Illness Prevention Procedures And Practices
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 8/14/2014
Cochran v. Schwan’s Home Service, Inc.; Court Tells Employers to Pay Part of Employees’ Cell Phone Bills
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 8/7/2014
"Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces" Executive Order Requires Government Contractors to Disclose Labor Violations and Restrict Use of Arbitration Agreements
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/26/2014
Employers Must Post Updated Minimum Wage Order by July 1, 2014
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/23/2014
California Supreme Court Gives Employers Added Protection Against Wage-and-Hour Class Actions
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 6/2/2014
Due Process Rights of Employers and Class Action Defendants Upheld
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 1/6/2014
2014 Update for California Employers
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 5/1/2013
Employers Must Update Several Policies, Forms and Posters
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 12/3/2012
New California Employment Laws For 2013
Legal Alert 9/27/2012
California Property and Business Owners Gain Protection from Predatory ADA Lawsuits
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 4/12/2012
Brinker: California Supreme Court Clarifies Standards for Meal Periods - Steps Employers Should Take Now
The Dukes v. Wal-Mart Decision: Impacts on Class Actions 2/21/2012
The Dukes v. Wal-Mart Decision: Impacts on Class Actions

This Supreme Court case, while in the employment context, has broader implications for all class action cases. The court case sheds light on the issues of class certification and the use of expert testimony. Attorney Marshall Wallace explains the impacts of this case on class action litigation.

Labor & Employment Legal Alert 1/26/2012
USCIS Streamlines EB-5 Visa Process for Foreign Investors
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 12/9/2011
A Wave of New Changes to California Employment Laws for 2012
Governor Jerry Brown has approved numerous significant new laws affecting California employers. The following highlights some of these changes.
Legal Alert 7/11/2011
AT&T v. Concepcion Supreme Court Decision Upholds Agreements to Arbitrate and Avoid Class Actions
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 5/16/2011
Final Rule on Form I-9 is Adopted
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 4/20/2011
A New Trap For The Unwary: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Employees Are Protected If They Have "Filed" An Oral Complaint
The Supreme Court recently ruled that the anti-retaliation provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act apply to employees who make an oral complaint, although the statutory phrase “filed any complaint” seems to clearly suggest that the complaint must be in writing.
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 3/10/2011
Two 2011 U.S. Supreme Court Rulings Expand Employer Liability For Employment Discrimination
The employer's best defenses are always careful investigations, with accurate and detailed evaluations and write-ups. A focused follow-up after listening to the employee's specific complaint is suggested.
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 3/7/2011
No Such Thing As A Free Lunch: Recent Changes In California Meal Period And Rest Break Law
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 1/5/2011
Employers Liable for Leaving Employees Standing
Employers in California should carefully analyze whether they are complying with the obligation to provide seats to their employees.
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 5/26/2010
Empirical Employment Discrimination Trends
Legal Alert 7/13/2009
Legal Alert: Employees of Unlicensed Subcontractor May Assert a Wage Claim Against the General Contractor
Employees of an unlicensed subcontractor may assert a wage claim against the general contractor.
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 2/19/2009
Stimulus Bill Includes Immediate Changes To COBRA Continuation Coverage Rules
Labor & Employment Legal Alert 2/2/2009
Breaking News: Hold Put On Form I-9 That Was to Take Effect Today
Employers should continue to use the Form I-9 with the revision date of June 5, 2007.
Legal Alert 8/11/2008
California Supreme Court Confirms Limited Enforceability of Non-Competition Agreements in California
Employers should reevaluate existing agreements with California employees in light of the Edwards Decision by the California Supreme Court.
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