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Amended executive orders expand employment discrimination prohibitions

  • McAfee & Taft
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  • USA
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  • August 31 2014

Since 1974 - just 10 years after Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed - Congress has made repeated attempts to introduce and pass

Want to arbitrate employee disputes? Keep your paperwork!

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

Arbitration agreements, and their use as a means to avoid class action disputes in particular, have been repeat news items in the last several years

California Court of Appeals holds that employees must be reimbursed for using personal cell phones for work-related calls

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In Cochran v. Schwan's Home Service Inc., the California Court of Appeals posed the following question: "Does an employer always have to reimburse an

Washington, D.C. joins the ban-the-box movement for private employers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

The District of Columbia has passed one of the most stringent ban-the-box laws in the nation. The D.C. law includes the typical prohibition on asking

Governor signs bill calling for greater protections for pregnant employees

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • August 28 2014

House Bill 8, now Public Act 098-1050, was recently signed by Governor Pat Quinn. As we reported in June of this year, the resulting amendments to

Be proactive to avoid FLSA class and collective actions

  • Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker PA
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Smart employers live in fear of a Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") class or collective action. How does this play out? One employee is fired and his

California Supreme Court: holding franchisor liable as employer depends on level of control over day-to-day employment decisions

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

On August 28, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued a decision holding that a franchisor that did not exhibit the characteristics of an

California legislative update: August 2014

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In August 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a number of bills that will impact the employer community. A brief summary of these

A bird’s eye view of the DFEH: an interview with Patti Perez (part 2)

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In part one of our interview with Patti Perez, Esq., SPHR, president and CEO of Puente Consulting, and member of the DFEH's Fair Employment and

California court interprets vague language in arbitration agreement in favor of employee

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In a recent decision, a California Court of Appeal held that an employer cannot compel arbitration of a wage claim when the language in the parties’