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Supreme Court Increases School Standards For Students With Disabilities

USA - March 22 2017 Today, in a unanimous decision crafted by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court decided that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Latest Misclassification Settlement Fails To Lyft Sharing Economy Companies

USA - March 20 2017 Late last week, a federal court judge in California approved a settlement agreement whereby ride-sharing company Lyft agreed to pay $27 million to

Supreme Court Uses Labor Case To Again Stifle Presidential Power

USA - March 21 2017 In a decision released today, a 6 to 2 majority of the Supreme Court restricted the President’s power to fill high-level administrative positions

It’s Getting Hot in Here! - Employers React with Concern and Confusion to CalOSHA Draft Indoor Heat Illness Standard

USA - March 20 2017 For the past 12 years, California has maintained a CalOSHA standard designed to minimize heat illness in outdoor places of employment. However

The Future Rise Of The “Contributor” - Are We Closer To Finding That Elusive Third Category Of Worker?

USA - March 17 2017 According to a recent survey by Randstad US, an HR and staffing services company a growing number of workers prefer to be known as “contributors”

Blacklisting Rules Blocked By Trump’s Signature

USA - March 27 2017 Obama Administration’s Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Rule Falls Victim To Congressional Disapproval Resolution Today, President Trump signed his

The ACA SurvivesAgain

USA - March 27 2017 We feel like a broken record, because we’ve said it before: the Affordable Care Act is still here. We said the same thing after each of two Supreme

Is This The Year for Real PAGA Reform? - Don’t Hold Your Breath

USA - March 24 2017 Over the last several years, the level of employer complaints about PAGA has reached a deafening crescendo. For some time now, employers have

Hot List - What’s Happening in the California Legislature 327-331

USA - March 24 2017 Our weekly California Legislature “hot list” provides you with a preview of the bills that are up (as well as other important legislative action) the

Supreme Court Increases School Standards For Students With Disabilities

USA - March 22 2017 Today, in a unanimous decision crafted by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court decided that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act