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How to prepare for the new California Fair Pay Act

USA - October 7 2015 On October 6, 2015, Governor Brown signed into law the California Fair Pay Act. The California Fair Pay Act amends Labor Code Section 1197.5 to…

Co-authors: Linda M. Inscoe.

4 key lessons from Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk

USA - December 17 2014 While helpful to some employers, Integrity Staffing Solutions v. Busk does not fundamentally change the law of compensable working time. On December…

Co-authors: Linda M. Inscoe, John D. Shyer, Nicole R. Vanderlaan Smith.

Employees may use company email to support unions

USA - December 15 2014 On December 10, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a decision reversing a 2007 NLRB decision which held that an employer could…

Co-authors: Linda M. Inscoe, John D. Shyer.

California employees may waive right to arbitrate on behalf of a class, but not PAGA claims

USA - June 30 2014 California Supreme Court rules the Federal Arbitration Act preempts State's refusal to enforce class arbitration waivers on public policy or…

Co-authors: Linda M. Inscoe, Nicole R. Vanderlaan Smith, Erica L. Anderson.

California limits employer access to employee/applicant social media

USA - October 10 2012 On September 27, 2012, California became the third state to enact legislation protecting employees, job applicants, university students and prospective students against coerced disclosure of usernames, passwords and other information related to personal social media accounts, such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter accounts, text messages, private email accounts, blogs and podcasts.

Co-authors: Linda M. Inscoe.

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