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New Legislation Makes San Francisco the First City to Mandate Fully Paid Parental Leave for Employees

USA - April 14 2016 On April 5, 2016, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation that would require most San Francisco employees to receive…

Co-authors: Erica N. Turcios.


Ninth Circuit Validates Rules Prohibiting Inclusion of “Back of the House” Employees in Tip Pools Even for Employers Not Taking a Tip Credit

USA - March 9 2016 Employers in the hospitality industry have been increasingly assessing and updating their tipping practices over the past several years, with some…

Co-authors: Anna M. Graves, Rebecca Carr Rizzo, Julia E. Judish.


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.

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