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The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian only hardens the federal-state divide over PAGA claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

The divide continues between California and federal law on whether an arbitration agreement can entirely waive an employee’s ability to seek

Layoffs in the energy sector are employers prepared?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

Over the past few weeks, the media has focused intently on the oil and gas industry's extensive layoffs. Well known energy companies have made

Employees can have their transfer and sue you too!

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

A recent court decision allows employees who request a lateral transfer to later change their minds and sue for discrimination based on the very

Latest scoop from New Jersey on independent contractor misclassification may cause employers brain freeze

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2015

An ice cream parlor in Dania Beach, Florida, features The Original Kitchen Sink Sundae, which contains up to 30 scoops, plus chocolate syrup

Court approves overtime class settlement after initially rejecting it

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

We wrote last May about the court's rejection of a $1.75 million settlement in Cruz v. Sky Chefs, Inc., Case No. C-12-02705 DMR (N.D. Cal. 2014) May

Changes in California employment law for 2015

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

As Californians get back to business in the new year, we wanted to highlight the following changes to California employment laws for 2015: Mandatory

Changes to New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act eliminating the annual wage notice requirement

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2015

On December 29, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that amends the Wage Theft Prevention Act (the "WTPA") eliminating the burdensome annual

New year, new Colorado employment laws

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2015

As Coloradans rang in 2015, new Colorado employment laws and regulations were also ushered into effect. These laws, all effective January 1, 2015

The widening California divide: the rejection of Iskanian by federal district courts and potential resolution

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

In an October 22, 2014, posting, we addressed the growing divide between California federal district courts and the California Supreme Court over

How NLRB’s new ‘Quickie Election’ rule strengthens unions’ positions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2014

On December 12, 2014, by a 3-2 party-line decision, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or the "Board") issued a final rule, which if