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The U.S. Department of Labor moves to more than double minimum salary levels

USA - July 7 2015 On July 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor published a long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act…

Co-authors: Julia E. Judish, John Scalia.

Uber hits a speed bump in California: Labor Commissioner rules driver is an employee

USA - June 24 2015 In a decision that may signal a more stringent application of the test for determining independent contractor status and pose a threat to Uber's…

Co-authors: Erica N. Turcios.

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.

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