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Labor & Employment The California Court of Appeal Further Burdens California Hospitals by Barring Meal Waivers for Employees Working Long Shifts

The California Court of Appeal’s decision in Gerard v. Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, decided on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, landed a severe blow to California’s already struggling Hospitals. In Gerard, the Court invalidated a section of Wage Order 5 relating to meal period waivers in the Health Care Industry which has been relied upon […]

Labor & Employment American Bar Association: Winter 2009 Newsletter: The Employee Free Choice Act Will Usher In a New Era of Unionization, But How Quickly Will it Become Law?

THE EMPLOYEE FREE CHOICE ACT WILL USHER IN A NEW ERA OF UNIONIZATION, BUT HOW QUICKLY WILL IT BECOME LAW? by Travis Gemoets ABA’s Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Committee News on Employment Law & Litigation, Winter 2009 For thirty years, the number of unionized employees in the American workforce has been in decline. Across […]