A slate of new legislation and court decisions will change the way California employers hire, fire, train, pay, classify and manage employees in 2019. Our round-up of key issues will get you up to speed, and help you navigate which decisions and laws will impact you in the coming year. #MeToo Movement Hits California Employers […]
Scott Brink’s article titled “Labor Law Update: California Supreme Court one step closer to decision in long-awaited meal and rest period case. Decision expected by mid-February,” was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog and was picked up by Hotel Online and ehotelier.com.
Scott Brink’s article titled "Employee NLRA Rights – No Rush to Post" was published by Law360. It discusses a controversial new rule requiring private sector employers to post a notice instructing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
Scott Brink’s article, "Labor and Employment Alert: New Law Requires Employers to Post Employee Rights Notice by November 14, 2011," was published by Jim Butler’s Hotel Law Blog, and was picked up by Hotel Online and ehotelier.com.
Antidote to Wage and Hour Class Actions: Supreme Court Invalidates California Law On Class Action Waivers On April 27, the U.S. Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") preempts California law prohibiting the enforcement of class action waivers in arbitration agreements. In a 5-4 vote, the Court narrowly […]
In the wake of bruising partisan politics, the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) much-anticipated overhaul of the federal white-collar employee overtime exemptions became effective on August 23, 2004. Depending upon who you ask, the regulations could deprive as many as six million or as few as 107,000 workers of federal overtime pay. However, there […]