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New California legislation mandates paid sick days for employees.

USA - September 19 2014 On September 10, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1522, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (“the Act”). The…

Co-authors: Thomas N. Makris, Erica N. Turcios, Laura K. Latham.

New threat to "bring your own device" policies: employer required to reimburse personal cell phone expenses

USA - September 3 2014 In a far-reaching decision, the California Second District Court of Appeal held in Cochran v. Schwan's Home Serv., Inc., Cal. Ct. App. No. B247160…

Co-authors: Thomas N. Makris, Erica N. Turcios.

"Ban the box" legislation expands across the country ~ employers need to update employment applications and policies

USA - August 13 2014 There is a growing national movement to "Ban the Box" - i.e., to prohibit questions about a job applicant's criminal history on employment…

Co-authors: Stephen S. Asay , Rebecca Carr Rizzo, Kenneth W. Taber.

California Supreme Court ruling limits commission wage allocation

USA - July 17 2014 On June 14, 2014, the California Supreme Court held that employers could not satisfy California's compensation requirements for the commission sales…

Co-authors: Thomas N. Makris, Osama E. Hamdy.

California Supreme Court: Gentry is gone. PAGA lives on

USA - July 8 2014 Compelled by U.S. Supreme Court precedent advancing arbitration as a method of dispute resolution, the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS…

Co-authors: Erica N. Turcios, Ellen Connelly Cohen.

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