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USA - October 3 2013 On October 16, 2013, revised rules adding further restrictions on telemarketing "robocalls" (telemarketing calls or texts that are autodialed or…
USA - May 8 2012 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently issued an Enforcement Guidance on employers’ use of arrest and conviction records in hiring, as well as published a final rule clarifying the “reasonable factors other than age”(“RFOA”) defense under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”).
Co-authors: Julia E. Judish.
USA - April 18 2012 In a highly anticipated decision, on April 12 the California Supreme Court in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court held that employers are not obligated to ensure that nonexempt employees take their meal breaks.
USA - November 11 2009 In Satterfield v. Simon & Schuster, Inc., 569 F.3d 946 (9th Cir. 2009), the Ninth Circuit held that unsolicited text messages to mobile phones sent by a retailer may constitute a “call” in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the “TCPA”).
USA - August 26 2009 On August 13, 2009, Starbucks Corporation was permanently enjoined from failing to redeem gift cards with a value of less than $10.00 for cash or check upon a consumer's request as required by Civil Code § 1749.5(b)(2).